Average Bench: 107% (216th of 1058)

Based on 25,210 user benchmarks.  Model: CT1000MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB averaged 6.9% 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 261MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 47.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB is 43.2%. 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 398MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 407MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,210 samples)
Min Avg Max
388 Read 483 514
320 Write 421 466
311 Mixed 398 434
302 SusWrite 407 455
96.1% 427 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.6 4K Read 33.7 39.5
46.6 4K Write 86 112
30.5 4K Mixed 47.6 57.4
158% 55.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
214 DQ Read 320 389
158 DQ Write 287 360
170 DQ Mixed 261 307
207% 289 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 443 450 448 414 424 MB/s
Read 510
Write 461
Mixed 409
SusWrite 434
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 55.5
182% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 305
245% 344 MB/s
71GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 435 436 426 438 436 MB/s
Read 503
Write 434
Mixed 410
SusWrite 435
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 50.9
168% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 181
141% 195 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 265 381 385 410 415 MB/s
Read 486
Write 442
Mixed 401
SusWrite 356
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 44
128% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 248
190% 259 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,467,243 SSDs tested.

Typical CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB Builds (Compare 90,541 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $873

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Intel Core i5-12600K $289Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $48
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Intel Core i5-11600K $250Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $200
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Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $67SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $470SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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