Average Bench: 87.9% (345th of 1058)

Based on 867 user benchmarks.  Model: CT250MX5 00SSD1

Very good average bench

The Ct250mx5 0 250GB averaged just 12.0% 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 176MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Ct250mx5 0 250GB is 56%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Ct250mx5 0 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 324MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 353MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 867 samples)
Min Avg Max
327 Read 434 508
200 Write 353 448
230 Mixed 363 451
138 SusWrite 324 442
82.9% 369 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 30.8 40.2
24 4K Write 65.9 104
21.1 4K Mixed 39.9 55.5
133% 45.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
77.7 DQ Read 223 377
58 DQ Write 198 339
47.2 DQ Mixed 176 273
142% 199 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
105GB free
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 441 437 438 448 447 MB/s
Read 511
Write 448
Mixed 453
SusWrite 441
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 56.1
181% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 200
157% 217 MB/s
110GB free
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 424 423 419 423 424 MB/s
Read 471
Write 276
Mixed 446
SusWrite 422
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 44.6
139% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 186
140% 186 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 77 145 139 119 134 MB/s
Read 432
Write 369
Mixed 368
SusWrite 148
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 44.9
144% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 224
175% 240 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,495,434 SSDs tested.

Typical 0 250GB Builds (Compare 12,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $374

Popular 0 250GB compatible motherboards:

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