Average Bench: 110% (160th of 1000)

Based on 3,358 user benchmarks.  Model: CT1000MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB averaged 9.6% 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 276MB/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 35.6%. 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 416MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,358 samples)
Min Avg Max
421 Read 484 514
342 Write 429 470
344 Mixed 402 434
335 SusWrite 416 456
97.4% 433 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.7 4K Read 33.8 40.6
57.9 4K Write 91.2 121
34.3 4K Mixed 48.9 58.7
162% 58 MB/s
Min Avg Max
213 DQ Read 332 390
204 DQ Write 309 361
197 DQ Mixed 276 307
219% 306 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
773GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 454 465 467 467 467 MB/s
Read 506
Write 432
Mixed 410
SusWrite 460
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 63.2
205% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 302
242% 340 MB/s
537GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 462 464 467 468 467 MB/s
Read 508
Write 465
Mixed 423
SusWrite 464
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 54.7
185% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 304
247% 351 MB/s
761GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 462 465 372 269 258 MB/s
Read 511
Write 469
Mixed 430
SusWrite 382
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 54.9
192% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 391
DQ Write 363
DQ Mixed 309
250% 354 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 442 444 445 445 450 MB/s
Read 484
Write 448
Mixed 418
SusWrite 444
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 54
173% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 309
250% 353 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 452 446 457 461 460 MB/s
Read 503
Write 454
Mixed 420
SusWrite 448
103% 456 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 49.5
168% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 307
248% 349 MB/s
718GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 447 448 450 369 395 MB/s
Read 496
Write 442
Mixed 407
SusWrite 414
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 54
177% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 263
200% 269 MB/s
680GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 446 456 460 458 454 MB/s
Read 493
Write 390
Mixed 415
SusWrite 453
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 40.7
149% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 294
235% 329 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,383,530 SSDs tested.

Typical CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB Builds (Compare 22,687 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z370-E GAMING - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,449

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