Average Bench: 110% (170th of 1011)

Based on 5,968 user benchmarks.  Model: CT1000MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB averaged 10.0% 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 263MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB is 37.1%. 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 403MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 414MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,968 samples)
Min Avg Max
413 Read 487 515
328 Write 427 470
340 Mixed 403 434
322 SusWrite 414 459
97.4% 433 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.7 4K Read 34.7 40.4
62.4 4K Write 92.3 117
34.7 4K Mixed 49.7 58.4
165% 58.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
215 DQ Read 320 389
179 DQ Write 294 360
154 DQ Mixed 263 308
209% 292 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
378GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 461 461 463 467 464 MB/s
Read 441
Write 27.5
Mixed 333
SusWrite 462
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 58.3
198% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 306
246% 346 MB/s
383GB free
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 462 463 468 469 469 MB/s
Read 511
Write 469
Mixed 426
SusWrite 460
105% 467 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 53.4
179% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 300
246% 351 MB/s
872GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 463 468 451 423 420 MB/s
Read 511
Write 472
Mixed 430
SusWrite 446
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 51.9
176% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 304
243% 342 MB/s
863GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 467 466 418 412 424 MB/s
Read 501
Write 469
Mixed 430
SusWrite 440
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 52
179% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 299
238% 334 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 454 456 464 463 464 MB/s
Read 510
Write 464
Mixed 424
SusWrite 455
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 51.7
169% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 301
241% 338 MB/s
636GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 398 400 426 414 396 MB/s
Read 468
Write 405
Mixed 396
SusWrite 406
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 55.7
172% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 284
231% 328 MB/s
824GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 442 459 451 417 414 MB/s
Read 504
Write 460
Mixed 422
SusWrite 440
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 47.9
159% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 391
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 302
247% 352 MB/s
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 441 446 449 417 418 MB/s
Read 502
Write 437
Mixed 428
SusWrite 434
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 48.5
160% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 297
240% 338 MB/s
478GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 412 382 431 399 375 MB/s
Read 475
Write 439
Mixed 368
SusWrite 397
94% 420 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 38.4
132% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 302
237% 328 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,132,584 SSDs tested.

Typical CT1000MX500SSD4 1TB Builds (Compare 25,400 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $474

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