Average Bench: 109% (175th of 1010)

Based on 12,096 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT500MX500SSD4 500GB averaged 9.1% 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 258MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT500MX500SSD4 500GB is 35%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the CT500MX500SSD4 500GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 409MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 419MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,096 samples)
Min Avg Max
423 Read 484 515
350 Write 431 471
356 Mixed 419 449
336 SusWrite 409 460
98.1% 436 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.4 4K Read 34.7 41.6
60.6 4K Write 89.7 120
35.3 4K Mixed 49 59.4
163% 57.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
208 DQ Read 321 389
185 DQ Write 301 364
160 DQ Mixed 258 297
208% 293 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
299GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 398 418 429 436 355 MB/s
Read 471
Write 416
Mixed 395
SusWrite 401
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 50.7
174% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 271
222% 318 MB/s
334GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 439 453 458 458 459 MB/s
Read 502
Write 457
Mixed 436
SusWrite 435
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 52.9
167% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 246
194% 267 MB/s
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 386 411 395 392 371 MB/s
Read 483
Write 404
Mixed 398
SusWrite 390
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 49
165% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 282
227% 321 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 411 427 433 433 431 MB/s
Read 501
Write 428
Mixed 426
SusWrite 422
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 49.8
168% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 185
143% 197 MB/s
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 423 427 426 364 376 MB/s
Read 489
Write 426
Mixed 410
SusWrite 405
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 49.6
171% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 200
155% 212 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 455 452 462 466 226 MB/s
Read 504
Write 463
Mixed 435
SusWrite 416
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 48.1
156% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 248
181% 236 MB/s
276GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 407 418 417 318 416 MB/s
Read 472
Write 287
Mixed 402
SusWrite 397
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 37.6
121% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 286
216% 291 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,540,655 SSDs tested.

Typical CT500MX500SSD4 500GB Builds (Compare 24,114 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 - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $477

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