Average Bench: 90.9% (304th of 1058)

Based on 2,968 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD 512GB

Excellent average bench

The SSD 512GB 512GB averaged just 9.0% 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 122MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 693MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 512GB 512GB is 206%. 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 16.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 341MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,968 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 693 1,952
17.2 Write 502 1,470
11.2 Mixed 398 1,081
33.5 SusWrite 341 1,315
108% 483 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.5 4K Read 30.1 49.1
5.32 4K Write 70.2 168
0.4 4K Mixed 16.3 32.9
104% 38.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
95.9 DQ Read 290 862
14.6 DQ Write 309 867
0.4 DQ Mixed 122 550
141% 240 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U0225A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1257 1422 1517 1403 1402 1388 MB/s
Read 2,080
Write 1,526
Mixed 1,164
SusWrite 1,398
345% 1,542 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 29.3
179% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 609
DQ Write 440
DQ Mixed 268
270% 439 MB/s
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0813A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 419 301 184 225 159 MB/s
Read 506
Write 416
Mixed 420
SusWrite 282
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 31.4
145% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 50.6
98% 192 MB/s
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0813A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 311 150 197 150 133 MB/s
Read 499
Write 407
Mixed 416
SusWrite 225
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 1
105% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 32.1
87% 181 MB/s
377GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0423B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.3 227 57 2.7 276 5 MB/s
Read 417
Write 382
Mixed 7
SusWrite 95.1
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.3
8% 2.67 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,497,839 SSDs tested.

Typical 512GB 512GB Builds (Compare 225 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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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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