Average Bench: 108% (187th of 1026)

Based on 12,015 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 260MB/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 37.7%. 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 404MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 413MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,015 samples)
Min Avg Max
406 Read 485 516
331 Write 426 468
332 Mixed 404 435
334 SusWrite 413 455
97.2% 432 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.1 4K Read 34.5 39.9
49.5 4K Write 88.7 115
33.5 4K Mixed 48.9 58.2
162% 57.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
204 DQ Read 311 389
135 DQ Write 285 359
171 DQ Mixed 260 307
206% 286 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
83GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 466 465 467 465 468 MB/s
Read 511
Write 458
Mixed 436
SusWrite 466
105% 468 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 50.9
167% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 391
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 299
246% 351 MB/s
621GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 462 461 466 468 469 415 MB/s
Read 516
Write 468
Mixed 439
SusWrite 457
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 51.3
168% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 305
244% 342 MB/s
361GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 455 451 427 416 411 MB/s
Read 479
Write 421
Mixed 410
SusWrite 435
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 53.3
173% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 303
243% 341 MB/s
793GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 432 445 449 392 413 MB/s
Read 488
Write 447
Mixed 412
SusWrite 425
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 45.8
155% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 308
250% 354 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 373 347 283 279 281 MB/s
Read 506
Write 461
Mixed 419
SusWrite 309
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 48
167% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 303
243% 340 MB/s
328GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 392 300 403 401 381 MB/s
Read 494
Write 441
Mixed 400
SusWrite 379
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 44.5
141% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 257
199% 271 MB/s
449GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 375 384 372 397 362 MB/s
Read 421
Write 387
Mixed 376
SusWrite 375
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 42.2
140% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 278
224% 317 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,477,478 SSDs tested.

Typical CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB Builds (Compare 40,436 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $768

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