Average Bench: 85.6% (332nd of 1011)

Based on 535 user benchmarks.  Model: TCSUNBOW X3 480GB

Very good average bench

The Tcsunbow X3 480GB averaged just 14.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Tcsunbow X3 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.1MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Tcsunbow X3 480GB is 61%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Tcsunbow X3 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 279MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 297MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 535 samples)
Min Avg Max
292 Read 386 513
267 Write 347 459
21.1 Mixed 297 436
125 SusWrite 279 449
73.5% 327 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 4K Read 31.4 40.5
10.9 4K Write 84.5 122
1.42 4K Mixed 36.1 55.4
139% 50.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
118 DQ Read 214 282
78.5 DQ Write 274 344
1.06 DQ Mixed 71.9 105
102% 186 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
365GB free
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 427 431 431 436 435 MB/s
Read 454
Write 428
Mixed 388
SusWrite 431
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 32.9
152% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 48.1
93% 181 MB/s
413GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 256 254 261 261 261 MB/s
Read 306
Write 301
Mixed 261
SusWrite 263
64% 283 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 50.8
175% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 100
117% 199 MB/s
296GB free
Firmware: R1001A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 293 284 130 80 53 MB/s
Read 404
Write 295
Mixed 322
SusWrite 184
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 36.1
4K Mixed 17.6
76% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 49.1
60% 105 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,690,701 SSDs tested.

Typical X3 480GB Builds (Compare 20,015 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $557

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