Average Bench: 125% (157th of 1037)

Based on 1,189 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot Scorch M2

Outstanding average bench

The Patriot Scorch M2 512GB averaged 24.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Patriot Scorch M2 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 598MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 757MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Scorch M2 512GB is 91%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Patriot Scorch M2 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 425MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 632MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,189 samples)
Min Avg Max
387 Read 632 841
396 Write 711 1,007
340 Mixed 622 872
138 SusWrite 425 682
135% 598 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 32.1 44.1
31.8 4K Write 86.1 126
21.2 4K Mixed 39.8 54.3
145% 52.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
380 DQ Read 757 943
117 DQ Write 547 750
110 DQ Mixed 598 830
462% 634 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 824 846 578 340 186 34 MB/s
Read 713
Write 740
Mixed 702
SusWrite 468
148% 656 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 39.3
148% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 922
DQ Write 543
DQ Mixed 636
500% 701 MB/s
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 872 824 584 12 14 16 MB/s
Read 662
Write 1,001
Mixed 788
SusWrite 387
160% 709 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 78.1
4K Mixed 48.7
158% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 742
DQ Write 714
DQ Mixed 702
534% 720 MB/s
476GB free
Firmware: E8FM11.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 608 463 445 425 446 439 MB/s
Read 673
Write 837
Mixed 830
SusWrite 471
159% 703 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 42.2
134% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 526
DQ Write 457
DQ Mixed 562
402% 515 MB/s
476GB free
Firmware: E8FM11.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 530 457 459 454 444 413 MB/s
Read 664
Write 981
Mixed 747
SusWrite 460
161% 713 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 45.5
143% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 506
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 527
368% 465 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 21 25 29 35 42 MB/s
Read 689
Write 531
Mixed 431
SusWrite 82.5
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 36.3
164% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 784
DQ Write 524
DQ Mixed 500
415% 603 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 453 173 169 183 203 MB/s
Read 653
Write 401
Mixed 326
SusWrite 270
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 28.1
123% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 747
DQ Write 399
DQ Mixed 490
386% 545 MB/s
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Typical Scorch M2 512GB Builds (Compare 38,231 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $766

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