Average Bench: 77.9% (464th of 1016)

Based on 912 user benchmarks.  Model: TCSUNBOW X3 480GB

Good average bench

The Tcsunbow X3 480GB averaged 22.0% 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 29.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.1MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Tcsunbow X3 480GB is 67.7%. 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 273MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 175MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 912 samples)
Min Avg Max
305 Read 435 510
245 Write 376 456
16.9 Mixed 300 430
79.1 SusWrite 273 448
77.5% 346 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 4K Read 29.6 39.6
8 4K Write 73.1 119
0.6 4K Mixed 25.7 52.2
117% 42.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
41.4 DQ Read 175 248
13.2 DQ Write 247 343
0.6 DQ Mixed 47.9 104
81.9% 157 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 445 445 441 443 452 MB/s
Read 499
Write 414
Mixed 371
SusWrite 445
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 33.6
162% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 48.5
101% 202 MB/s
399GB free
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 398 409 430 429 427 MB/s
Read 515
Write 459
Mixed 417
SusWrite 410
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 35.2
166% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 188
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 50.3
97% 188 MB/s
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1022A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 426 441 448 448 453 MB/s
Read 508
Write 424
Mixed 396
SusWrite 443
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 31.1
144% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 48.1
92% 176 MB/s
447GB free
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 404 407 408 425 416 MB/s
Read 437
Write 420
Mixed 379
SusWrite 419
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 31.3
143% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 49.1
93% 180 MB/s
236GB free
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 285 264 266 264 264 MB/s
Read 310
Write 302
Mixed 260
SusWrite 274
65% 287 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 45.5
156% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 102
122% 212 MB/s
359GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 398 427 453 456 452 MB/s
Read 399
Write 371
Mixed 377
SusWrite 413
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 25.9
118% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 49.7
95% 185 MB/s
187GB free
Firmware: R1001A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 432 257 87 87 82 MB/s
Read 460
Write 405
Mixed 392
SusWrite 228
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 54.2
4K Mixed 21.9
93% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 45.9
94% 186 MB/s
270GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 325 7.8 6.8 120 9.6 MB/s
Read 499
Write 451
Mixed 404
SusWrite 142
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 13
4K Mixed 0.9
66% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 13.9
DQ Mixed 1
23% 60.4 MB/s
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Typical X3 480GB Builds (Compare 25,536 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $406

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