Average Bench: 150% (143rd of 1058)

Based on 10 user benchmarks.  Model: MK001600KWDUN
Poor: 132%Average: 150% Great: 163%

Outstanding average bench

The MK001600KWDUN 1.5TB averaged 49.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the MK001600KWDUN 1.5TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 323MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,110MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the MK001600KWDUN 1.5TB is 31%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the MK001600KWDUN 1.5TB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 256MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10 samples)
Min Avg Max
628 Read 1,110 1,748
576 Write 734 852
471 Mixed 696 1,145
566 SusWrite 729 823
183% 817 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22 4K Read 29 34.9
46 4K Write 84.4 107
19.7 4K Mixed 36.3 47.1
135% 49.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 DQ Read 582 950
40.4 DQ Write 256 299
10.6 DQ Mixed 323 442
265% 387 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
855GB free
Firmware: HPK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 807 816 824 831 822 836 MB/s
Read 1,152
Write 852
Mixed 665
SusWrite 823
195% 873 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 47.1
170% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 921
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 441
370% 554 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 755 755 759 759 761 767 MB/s
Read 1,010
Write 749
Mixed 616
SusWrite 759
175% 783 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 42
146% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 677
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 424
331% 467 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 770 789 748 760 751 750 MB/s
Read 909
Write 726
Mixed 601
SusWrite 761
168% 749 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 41.8
137% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 950
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 437
371% 561 MB/s
531GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 755 743 757 764 750 758 MB/s
Read 1,070
Write 702
Mixed 617
SusWrite 754
176% 786 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 38.2
134% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 571
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 439
324% 433 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 738 716 732 724 723 727 MB/s
Read 915
Write 680
Mixed 566
SusWrite 727
162% 722 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 41
139% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 736
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 442
347% 491 MB/s
907GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HPK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 659 673 672 659 665 657 MB/s
Read 891
Write 681
Mixed 506
SusWrite 664
154% 686 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 34.1
122% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 695
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 427
332% 467 MB/s
695GB free
Firmware: HPK1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 716 792 770 785 795 794 MB/s
Read 1,070
Write 787
Mixed 653
SusWrite 775
184% 821 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 34.7
133% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 22.4
DQ Write 40.4
DQ Mixed 26.4
22% 29.7 MB/s
826GB free
Firmware: HPK2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 562 558 561 566 572 577 MB/s
Read 628
Write 576
Mixed 471
SusWrite 566
126% 560 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 44.4
159% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 746
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 429
340% 487 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,014,415 SSDs tested.

Typical MK001600KWDUN 1.5TB Builds (Compare 31 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI X79A-GD65 (MS-7736)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $799

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