Average Bench: 108% (196th of 1040)

Based on 14,301 user benchmarks.  Model: CT1000MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB averaged 8.4% 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 265MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB is 37.2%. 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 399MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 412MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,301 samples)
Min Avg Max
415 Read 484 516
334 Write 424 468
332 Mixed 399 435
330 SusWrite 412 456
96.8% 430 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 4K Read 34.3 40.5
56.2 4K Write 88.4 116
33.6 4K Mixed 48.4 58.5
161% 57 MB/s
Min Avg Max
217 DQ Read 321 389
179 DQ Write 292 356
179 DQ Mixed 265 307
210% 292 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
405GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 452 454 457 407 414 MB/s
Read 507
Write 452
Mixed 430
SusWrite 438
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 54.8
184% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 256
195% 262 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 433 451 454 454 453 MB/s
Read 503
Write 455
Mixed 420
SusWrite 447
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 52.7
179% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 256
195% 262 MB/s
827GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 454 455 418 392 415 MB/s
Read 496
Write 458
Mixed 428
SusWrite 426
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 48.5
158% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 303
244% 344 MB/s
885GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 434 417 427 391 399 MB/s
Read 499
Write 449
Mixed 410
SusWrite 414
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 48.2
162% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 287
232% 327 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,761,792 SSDs tested.

Typical CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB Builds (Compare 41,622 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) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $790

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