Average Bench: 67.7% (664th of 1040)

Based on 1,563 user benchmarks.  Model: TCSUNBOW X3 480GB

Above average average bench

The Tcsunbow X3 480GB averaged 32.2% 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 29MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 201MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Tcsunbow X3 480GB is 67%. 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 195MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 225MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,563 samples)
Min Avg Max
294 Read 421 511
149 Write 357 457
14 Mixed 225 425
51 SusWrite 195 424
66.8% 299 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 29 40.6
7.11 4K Write 56.9 115
0.5 4K Mixed 23.2 54.3
104% 36.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
95.3 DQ Read 182 246
10.7 DQ Write 201 341
0.2 DQ Mixed 45.5 104
74.6% 143 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0817A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 203 16 98 40 75 MB/s
Read 518
Write 457
Mixed 19.2
SusWrite 145
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 13.7
4K Mixed 18.1
80% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 0.7
70% 163 MB/s
96GB free
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 297 57 5.2 54 58 MB/s
Read 494
Write 402
Mixed 381
SusWrite 143
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 11.7
4K Mixed 0.9
57% 15 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 14
DQ Mixed 1
23% 59.7 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 369 57 2.6 4.8 54 MB/s
Read 472
Write 431
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 131
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 11.9
4K Mixed 0.8
48% 13.1 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 16.1
DQ Mixed 0.4
22% 56.1 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1216A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 30 35 27 50 24 MB/s
Read 449
Write 38.3
Mixed 13.5
SusWrite 39.4
28% 135 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 11.3
4K Mixed 0.5
53% 14.1 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 2.2
DQ Mixed 0.2
18% 48.2 MB/s
289GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0509A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 50 92 93 93 93 MB/s
Read 353
Write 327
Mixed 15
SusWrite 85
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 10.4
4K Mixed 3.4
27% 8.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26.4
DQ Write 4.2
DQ Mixed 0.3
4% 10.3 MB/s
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Typical X3 480GB Builds (Compare 41,788 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $63

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $495

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