Average Bench: 90.3% (275th of 1016)

Based on 485 user benchmarks.  Model: CT250MX5 00SSD1

Excellent average bench

The Ct250mx5 0 250GB averaged just 9.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Ct250mx5 0 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 174MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.5MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Ct250mx5 0 250GB is 64.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Ct250mx5 0 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 314MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 358MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 485 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 428 509
199 Write 358 453
241 Mixed 366 443
121 SusWrite 314 427
82.4% 367 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 31 41.6
29.3 4K Write 73.7 128
21.5 4K Mixed 41.5 60.1
139% 48.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45.2 DQ Read 247 385
81.6 DQ Write 231 352
38.6 DQ Mixed 174 277
149% 217 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 417 379 311 462 461 MB/s
Read 508
Write 454
Mixed 435
SusWrite 416
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 47.3
182% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 110
153% 282 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 340 380 389 387 391 MB/s
Read 427
Write 364
Mixed 379
SusWrite 376
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 50.7
168% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 216
168% 231 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 445 354 199 167 175 MB/s
Read 469
Write 429
Mixed 435
SusWrite 291
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 48
162% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 237
187% 260 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 115 94 56 78 79 MB/s
Read 371
Write 225
Mixed 266
SusWrite 90.4
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 54.9
4K Mixed 38.4
127% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 80.1
DQ Mixed 98.5
73% 98.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,546,356 SSDs tested.

Typical 0 250GB Builds (Compare 26,493 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $441

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