Average Bench: 106% (222nd of 1058)

Based on 40,146 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT500MX500SSD4 500GB averaged 6.1% 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 255MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 47.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT500MX500SSD4 500GB is 43.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the CT500MX500SSD4 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 400MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 411MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 40,146 samples)
Min Avg Max
390 Read 481 515
330 Write 424 470
329 Mixed 411 447
277 SusWrite 400 459
96.5% 429 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 4K Read 33.8 40.3
47.6 4K Write 85.4 113
29.3 4K Mixed 47.2 57.8
157% 55.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
192 DQ Read 316 389
141 DQ Write 290 364
137 DQ Mixed 255 297
204% 287 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
306GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 468 473 460 397 341 MB/s
Read 512
Write 450
Mixed 450
SusWrite 434
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 60.8
201% 72.9 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 367
DQ Mixed 300
246% 352 MB/s
332GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 436 438 444 412 374 MB/s
Read 487
Write 416
Mixed 409
SusWrite 425
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 51.5
172% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 291
239% 341 MB/s
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 438 446 447 360 366 MB/s
Read 514
Write 448
Mixed 433
SusWrite 413
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 51
168% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 253
194% 262 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 389 388 386 316 419 MB/s
Read 500
Write 421
Mixed 420
SusWrite 383
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 53.2
172% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 188
146% 199 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 440 439 427 435 445 MB/s
Read 273
Write 396
Mixed 408
SusWrite 438
86% 379 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 47.6
150% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 247
214% 319 MB/s
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 351 361 326 320 315 MB/s
Read 323
Write 331
Mixed 290
SusWrite 335
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 8
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 14
68% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 247
208% 301 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,075,951 SSDs tested.

Typical CT500MX500SSD4 500GB Builds (Compare 93,576 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000

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