Average Bench: 91.3% (304th of 1058)

Based on 386 user benchmarks.  Model: CT2000MX 500SSD1

Excellent average bench

The Ct2000mx 50 2TB averaged just 8.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Ct2000mx 50 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 168MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Ct2000mx 50 2TB is 58.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Ct2000mx 50 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 208MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 180MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 386 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 449 510
208 Write 387 456
242 Mixed 370 426
175 SusWrite 381 455
89.3% 397 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 4K Read 30 37.7
27 4K Write 68.3 110
20.2 4K Mixed 39.9 53.7
133% 46.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
96.2 DQ Read 208 378
88 DQ Write 180 319
54.5 DQ Mixed 168 271
133% 186 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
220GB free
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 445 443 444 445 443 MB/s
Read 498
Write 434
Mixed 398
SusWrite 444
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 48.9
162% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 173
135% 186 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 442 427 435 431 434 MB/s
Read 501
Write 421
Mixed 402
SusWrite 435
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 46.9
154% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 186
145% 199 MB/s
397GB free
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 363 394 387 393 396 MB/s
Read 429
Write 427
Mixed 371
SusWrite 381
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 38.7
131% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 262
209% 292 MB/s
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 412 399 399 415 385 MB/s
Read 475
Write 405
Mixed 388
SusWrite 395
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 35
108% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 189
147% 201 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 408 426 434 427 412 MB/s
Read 431
Write 376
Mixed 340
SusWrite 418
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 36.2
108% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 183
142% 197 MB/s
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Typical 50 2TB Builds (Compare 24,894 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 176%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 203%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X570-E GAMING - $325

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,475

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