Average Bench: 104% (230th of 1058)

Based on 12,668 user benchmarks.  Model: CT250MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT250MX500SSD4 250GB averaged 3.6% 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 240MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 46.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT250MX500SSD4 250GB is 49.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the CT250MX500SSD4 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 364MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 396MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,668 samples)
Min Avg Max
379 Read 476 515
251 Write 396 462
269 Mixed 397 449
200 SusWrite 364 450
91.8% 408 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 4K Read 33.7 41.5
44.5 4K Write 86 114
27.5 4K Mixed 46.6 57.9
156% 55.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
220 DQ Read 322 385
169 DQ Write 291 357
153 DQ Mixed 240 277
198% 284 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 444 418 455 457 448 MB/s
Read 488
Write 460
Mixed 451
SusWrite 415
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 53.4
181% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 274
229% 330 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 435 439 445 289 210 MB/s
Read 477
Write 406
Mixed 402
SusWrite 370
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 52.5
176% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 273
228% 330 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 435 451 460 242 207 MB/s
Read 509
Write 454
Mixed 423
SusWrite 344
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 94.6
4K Mixed 51.3
172% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 273
228% 329 MB/s
209GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 453 456 461 327 208 MB/s
Read 507
Write 456
Mixed 443
SusWrite 389
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 47.4
156% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 279
235% 342 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 387 386 390 402 431 MB/s
Read 469
Write 411
Mixed 409
SusWrite 393
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 48.7
161% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 271
224% 322 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 378 408 377 375 364 MB/s
Read 391
Write 366
Mixed 372
SusWrite 373
85% 376 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 35.9
120% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 264
218% 314 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 245 247 248 82 192 MB/s
Read 506
Write 255
Mixed 289
SusWrite 209
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 37.7
141% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 200
164% 231 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,260,479 SSDs tested.

Typical CT250MX500SSD4 250GB Builds (Compare 88,454 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $980

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2 years ago.

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


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