Average Bench: 68.3% (649th of 1030)

Based on 1,388 user benchmarks.  Model: TCSUNBOW X3 480GB

Above average average bench

The Tcsunbow X3 480GB averaged 31.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 213MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Tcsunbow X3 480GB is 66%. 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 200MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 230MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,388 samples)
Min Avg Max
296 Read 429 511
120 Write 364 458
13.5 Mixed 230 427
43.9 SusWrite 200 427
68.2% 306 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 28.7 40.6
7.08 4K Write 57.8 116
0.4 4K Mixed 22.5 54.1
103% 36.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
96.4 DQ Read 183 246
10.7 DQ Write 213 342
0.22 DQ Mixed 43.4 104
75.6% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 260 76 79 70 67 MB/s
Read 310
Write 306
Mixed 264
SusWrite 133
57% 253 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 44.7
156% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 88
116% 207 MB/s
286GB free
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 202 77 77 77 76 MB/s
Read 509
Write 447
Mixed 16.7
SusWrite 157
62% 282 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 13.2
4K Mixed 28.7
89% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 0.7
77% 181 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0430A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 278 128 40 37 38 MB/s
Read 488
Write 392
Mixed 21.8
SusWrite 125
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 8.5
4K Mixed 15.2
65% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 201
DQ Write 0.2
DQ Mixed 16.8
33% 72.7 MB/s
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0817A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 223 56 96 42 75 MB/s
Read 480
Write 413
Mixed 19.1
SusWrite 153
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 25
4K Mixed 0.8
52% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 73.8
DQ Mixed 0.4
32% 80.9 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 354 41 0.3 0.3 MB/s
Read 451
Write 410
Mixed 16.7
SusWrite 114
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 12.5
4K Mixed 0.8
48% 13.4 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 14.1
DQ Mixed 48.6
40% 61.7 MB/s
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Typical X3 480GB Builds (Compare 26,175 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $432

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