Average Bench: 95.4% (263rd of 1058)

Based on 2,594 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD 512GB

Excellent average bench

The SSD 512GB 512GB averaged just 4.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SSD 512GB 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 132MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 721MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 512GB 512GB is 205%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the SSD 512GB 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 15.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 387MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,594 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 721 1,896
15.2 Write 535 1,469
10.2 Mixed 413 1,098
34.4 SusWrite 387 1,341
115% 514 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 4K Read 30.4 49
4.3 4K Write 72.1 163
0.4 4K Mixed 15.8 31.3
104% 39.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
82.1 DQ Read 317 865
13.6 DQ Write 323 869
0.4 DQ Mixed 132 550
151% 257 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
309GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0609B0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1594 1584 1602 1296 795 771 MB/s
Read 1,637
Write 1,645
Mixed 1,097
SusWrite 1,274
318% 1,413 MB/s
4K Read 55.3
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 30.4
226% 93.7 MB/s
DQ Read 693
DQ Write 961
DQ Mixed 477
458% 711 MB/s
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0609B0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1309 1527 1536 1538 1548 1351 MB/s
Read 1,591
Write 1,452
Mixed 788
SusWrite 1,468
298% 1,325 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 15.4
172% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 706
DQ Write 900
DQ Mixed 479
452% 695 MB/s
194GB free
Firmware: FW200326
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 392 395 405 411 401 MB/s
Read 486
Write 334
Mixed 360
SusWrite 370
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 12.9
120% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 16.3
72% 157 MB/s
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 367 411 369 380 396 MB/s
Read 458
Write 390
Mixed 366
SusWrite 373
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 20.5
102% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 96.7
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 27.6
74% 150 MB/s
203GB free
Firmware: 1219
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 218 212 212 212 213 MB/s
Read 419
Write 211
Mixed 281
SusWrite 214
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 51.3
4K Mixed 11.4
89% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 20
76% 166 MB/s
354GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW201219
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 17 18 140 13 13 MB/s
Read 479
Write 40.3
Mixed 102
SusWrite 91.9
38% 178 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 15.5
101% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 19.7
75% 164 MB/s
262GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW201219
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 242 312 322 304 314 MB/s
Read 333
Write 323
Mixed 273
SusWrite 293
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 9.8
65% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 92.6
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 19.6
38% 76 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,508,102 SSDs tested.

Typical 512GB 512GB Builds (Compare 156 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: AZW GT-R

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