Average Bench: 109% (166th of 1003)

Based on 4,452 user benchmarks.  Model: CT1000MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB averaged 9.3% 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 271MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB is 39.4%. 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 400MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 414MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,452 samples)
Min Avg Max
390 Read 482 515
327 Write 424 469
331 Mixed 400 435
325 SusWrite 414 456
96.8% 430 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.8 4K Read 34 40.5
57.5 4K Write 90.4 120
34 4K Mixed 48.9 59.8
162% 57.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
209 DQ Read 330 389
188 DQ Write 305 360
183 DQ Mixed 271 307
216% 302 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
268GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 422 463 453 455 451 MB/s
Read 484
Write 434
Mixed 420
SusWrite 443
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 64.5
206% 76 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 302
243% 341 MB/s
735GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 428 431 445 416 404 MB/s
Read 512
Write 451
Mixed 418
SusWrite 423
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 52.4
179% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 304
243% 341 MB/s
549GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 458 452 454 423 419 MB/s
Read 504
Write 449
Mixed 428
SusWrite 444
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 50.8
166% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 296
242% 343 MB/s
879GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 440 442 455 401 415 MB/s
Read 504
Write 453
Mixed 418
SusWrite 431
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 50.4
166% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 259
197% 265 MB/s
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 446 452 428 415 408 MB/s
Read 503
Write 450
Mixed 417
SusWrite 432
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 49.5
163% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 237
188% 261 MB/s
371GB free
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 452 366 285 282 232 MB/s
Read 484
Write 447
Mixed 417
SusWrite 344
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 46
150% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 304
241% 337 MB/s
512GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 368 281 283 287 284 MB/s
Read 478
Write 439
Mixed 383
SusWrite 324
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 43
147% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 300
240% 337 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,834,531 SSDs tested.

Typical CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB Builds (Compare 15,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $490

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