Average Bench: 104% (207th of 1037)

Based on 8,956 user benchmarks.  Model: CT250MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT250MX500SSD4 250GB averaged 4.3% 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 240MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 47.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT250MX500SSD4 250GB is 43.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the CT250MX500SSD4 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 368MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 402MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,956 samples)
Min Avg Max
396 Read 481 514
259 Write 407 462
278 Mixed 402 449
211 SusWrite 368 452
93.1% 414 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.6 4K Read 33.9 41.4
54.4 4K Write 86.5 111
29.6 4K Mixed 47.1 57.4
158% 55.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
220 DQ Read 315 385
185 DQ Write 290 356
157 DQ Mixed 240 277
197% 282 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
99GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 462 461 458 460 457 MB/s
Read 511
Write 456
Mixed 442
SusWrite 460
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 56.2
192% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 113
129% 219 MB/s
233GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 453 453 452 450 452 MB/s
Read 502
Write 451
Mixed 442
SusWrite 452
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 50.3
165% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 141
166% 288 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 420 418 431 431 435 MB/s
Read 494
Write 434
Mixed 427
SusWrite 422
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 52.6
172% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 263
217% 312 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 431 432 430 431 431 MB/s
Read 468
Write 427
Mixed 410
SusWrite 429
98% 433 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 51.4
171% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 275
229% 330 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 442 448 450 450 449 MB/s
Read 496
Write 433
Mixed 432
SusWrite 443
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 49.7
166% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 243
193% 267 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 444 331 312 253 193 MB/s
Read 491
Write 410
Mixed 430
SusWrite 328
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 49.2
164% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 249
196% 270 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 243 247 241 241 240 MB/s
Read 437
Write 247
Mixed 276
SusWrite 240
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 34.9
124% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 195
160% 228 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,611,480 SSDs tested.

Typical CT250MX500SSD4 250GB Builds (Compare 42,518 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $896

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Good

22 months ago.

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


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