Average Bench: 108% (214th of 1058)

Based on 30,368 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT500MX500SSD4 500GB averaged 8.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the CT500MX500SSD4 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 260MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT500MX500SSD4 500GB is 39.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the CT500MX500SSD4 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 410MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 415MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,368 samples)
Min Avg Max
407 Read 484 514
339 Write 429 472
334 Mixed 415 449
309 SusWrite 410 463
97.8% 434 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.3 4K Read 34.3 40.3
48.7 4K Write 87.6 113
33.4 4K Mixed 48.5 57.9
161% 56.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 322 389
184 DQ Write 296 363
179 DQ Mixed 260 296
208% 292 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 435 409 401 348 334 MB/s
Read 506
Write 458
Mixed 440
SusWrite 394
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 54.2
176% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 250
194% 264 MB/s
266GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 277 286 291 290 270 MB/s
Read 504
Write 463
Mixed 442
SusWrite 293
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 57.9
189% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 268
209% 286 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 358 420 417 383 387 MB/s
Read 427
Write 432
Mixed 410
SusWrite 377
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 48.8
170% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 289
237% 339 MB/s
336GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 391 437 433 381 384 MB/s
Read 489
Write 432
Mixed 426
SusWrite 409
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 73.5
4K Mixed 41.9
140% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 250
193% 262 MB/s
331GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 357 350 403 351 301 MB/s
Read 422
Write 403
Mixed 391
SusWrite 350
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 42.3
138% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 294
237% 333 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 195 159 15 103 79 MB/s
Read 443
Write 375
Mixed 382
SusWrite 134
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 41.9
134% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 210
178% 263 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,170,679 SSDs tested.

Typical CT500MX500SSD4 500GB Builds (Compare 85,150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $946

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