Average Bench: 108% (177th of 1011)

Based on 6,107 user benchmarks.  Model: CT1000MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB averaged 8.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 259MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB is 41.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 403MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 409MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,107 samples)
Min Avg Max
401 Read 484 515
343 Write 428 468
331 Mixed 403 436
325 SusWrite 409 452
96.9% 431 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.5 4K Read 34.1 40
52.6 4K Write 89.7 120
33.2 4K Mixed 48.6 58.7
161% 57.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
202 DQ Read 316 389
165 DQ Write 288 361
166 DQ Mixed 259 307
206% 288 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
126GB free
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 468 470 465 468 468 MB/s
Read 510
Write 456
Mixed 432
SusWrite 468
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 51.6
171% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 296
239% 338 MB/s
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 345 406 400 340 274 MB/s
Read 480
Write 391
Mixed 379
SusWrite 334
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 40.9
141% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 270
216% 303 MB/s
859GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 351 350 349 333 337 MB/s
Read 379
Write 336
Mixed 340
SusWrite 345
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 19.4
83% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 290
237% 337 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,526,098 SSDs tested.

Typical CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB Builds (Compare 24,070 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $469

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $57
Intel Core i5-9600K $240Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $199
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $83SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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