Average Bench: 111% (190th of 1037)

Based on 2,602 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot Scorch M2

Outstanding average bench

The Patriot Scorch M2 256GB averaged 10.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Patriot Scorch M2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 446MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 484MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Scorch M2 256GB is 84.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Patriot Scorch M2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 260MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 572MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,602 samples)
Min Avg Max
426 Read 671 871
246 Write 620 903
189 Mixed 572 833
60.6 SusWrite 260 527
119% 531 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.6 4K Read 32.1 43.8
33.8 4K Write 88.2 124
18.4 4K Mixed 39.3 53.6
146% 53.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
329 DQ Read 586 708
102 DQ Write 484 720
143 DQ Mixed 446 599
358% 505 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM11.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 534 248 237 249 237 249 MB/s
Read 838
Write 842
Mixed 254
SusWrite 292
124% 557 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 25.9
146% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 406
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 381
270% 348 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 101 104 84 94 77 MB/s
Read 482
Write 619
Mixed 577
SusWrite 146
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 53.9
176% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 695
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 361
313% 473 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 21 26 31 79 233 MB/s
Read 624
Write 570
Mixed 582
SusWrite 103
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 41.5
155% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 608
DQ Write 542
DQ Mixed 484
388% 544 MB/s
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM11.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 205 188 202 192 200 MB/s
Read 693
Write 593
Mixed 443
SusWrite 226
109% 489 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 25
122% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 576
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 456
340% 457 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 194 99 37 43 52 MB/s
Read 657
Write 579
Mixed 400
SusWrite 129
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 27.8
131% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 643
DQ Write 397
DQ Mixed 447
353% 496 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 251 130 109 96 94 MB/s
Read 671
Write 266
Mixed 259
SusWrite 152
74% 337 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 30.2
133% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 305
228% 304 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 96 92 71 54 66 MB/s
Read 478
Write 280
Mixed 564
SusWrite 106
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 28.8
103% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 446
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 362
276% 375 MB/s
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Typical Scorch M2 256GB Builds (Compare 3,725 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asrock B450 Gaming K4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $629

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