Average Bench: 109% (175th of 1016)

Based on 16,337 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT500MX500SSD4 500GB averaged 9.3% 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 49MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT500MX500SSD4 500GB is 35.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the CT500MX500SSD4 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 414MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 419MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,337 samples)
Min Avg Max
425 Read 488 515
350 Write 435 472
352 Mixed 419 449
328 SusWrite 414 463
98.8% 439 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.7 4K Read 34.7 40.8
53.5 4K Write 88.7 116
34.6 4K Mixed 49 58.7
162% 57.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
216 DQ Read 320 389
174 DQ Write 299 364
164 DQ Mixed 260 297
209% 293 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 453 460 464 463 464 MB/s
Read 506
Write 464
Mixed 438
SusWrite 443
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 52.4
180% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 258
199% 270 MB/s
256GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 465 465 434 393 389 MB/s
Read 492
Write 460
Mixed 433
SusWrite 434
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 93.8
4K Mixed 50.4
168% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 292
238% 339 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 458 459 460 460 460 MB/s
Read 505
Write 456
Mixed 440
SusWrite 458
105% 465 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 48
159% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 287
232% 328 MB/s
288GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 389 394 401 362 339 MB/s
Read 416
Write 378
Mixed 371
SusWrite 371
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 40.5
134% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 292
238% 337 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 373 404 399 328 277 MB/s
Read 448
Write 380
Mixed 376
SusWrite 360
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 56.8
4K Mixed 41.8
122% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 181
141% 193 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,567 SSDs tested.

Typical CT500MX500SSD4 500GB Builds (Compare 30,970 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $454

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