Average Bench: 102% (197th of 1018)

Based on 7,235 user benchmarks.  Model: CT250MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT250MX500SSD4 250GB averaged 2.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the CT250MX500SSD4 250GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 237MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 46.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT250MX500SSD4 250GB is 48.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the CT250MX500SSD4 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 360MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 401MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,235 samples)
Min Avg Max
391 Read 477 512
256 Write 404 463
278 Mixed 401 448
238 SusWrite 360 449
92.3% 411 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 4K Read 33.5 41.1
41.5 4K Write 82.8 113
29 4K Mixed 46.1 57.8
154% 54.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
196 DQ Read 310 384
133 DQ Write 285 350
148 DQ Mixed 237 277
195% 277 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 433 443 450 452 440 MB/s
Read 491
Write 442
Mixed 425
SusWrite 437
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 50.2
164% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 270
224% 323 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 439 444 441 442 448 MB/s
Read 499
Write 446
Mixed 404
SusWrite 440
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 42.4
138% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 166
144% 208 MB/s
186GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 456 458 460 462 304 MB/s
Read 505
Write 432
Mixed 428
SusWrite 432
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 37.6
134% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 87.7
DQ Mixed 117
95% 137 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 280 198 377 380 355 MB/s
Read 428
Write 381
Mixed 399
SusWrite 321
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 46.3
128% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 273
228% 329 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 449 451 393 214 206 MB/s
Read 497
Write 435
Mixed 426
SusWrite 360
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 39.8
146% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 118
96% 139 MB/s
116GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 280 285 286 287 279 MB/s
Read 444
Write 376
Mixed 390
SusWrite 282
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 54.6
4K Mixed 34.2
116% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 278
234% 340 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,109,615 SSDs tested.

Typical CT250MX500SSD4 250GB Builds (Compare 46,944 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $553

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Good

17 months ago.

It's good, but for the money, buy a Samsung NVME on sale.


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