Average Bench: 108% (215th of 1058)

Based on 22,278 user benchmarks.  Model: CT1000MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB averaged 7.6% 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 257MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB is 36.8%. 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 402MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 410MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,278 samples)
Min Avg Max
421 Read 487 514
344 Write 427 467
341 Mixed 402 433
309 SusWrite 410 459
97.1% 431 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.6 4K Read 34.4 39.8
49.5 4K Write 86.9 113
32.8 4K Mixed 48 57.3
160% 56.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
212 DQ Read 312 389
147 DQ Write 285 360
138 DQ Mixed 257 306
204% 285 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
254GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 473 473 474 471 474 431 MB/s
Read 513
Write 476
Mixed 431
SusWrite 466
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 57
193% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 301
246% 351 MB/s
519GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 451 452 448 410 413 MB/s
Read 520
Write 464
Mixed 423
SusWrite 435
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 57.1
199% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 276
210% 282 MB/s
590GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 448 442 454 421 416 MB/s
Read 484
Write 440
Mixed 413
SusWrite 435
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 95.8
4K Mixed 51.1
172% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 254
194% 262 MB/s
671GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 447 447 453 396 418 MB/s
Read 508
Write 430
Mixed 380
SusWrite 433
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 71.8
4K Mixed 48.3
156% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 178
153% 224 MB/s
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 237 271 208 251 270 MB/s
Read 407
Write 376
Mixed 367
SusWrite 239
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 27.7
4K Mixed 19.4
64% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 181
156% 226 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,301,276 SSDs tested.

Typical CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB Builds (Compare 81,827 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $853

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