Average Bench: 109% (166th of 1003)

Based on 10,149 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500MX500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The CT500MX500SSD4 500GB averaged 9.4% 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 262MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT500MX500SSD4 500GB is 35.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the CT500MX500SSD4 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 413MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 421MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,149 samples)
Min Avg Max
411 Read 484 514
357 Write 437 472
353 Mixed 421 450
329 SusWrite 413 461
98.8% 439 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 4K Read 34.7 41.2
57.9 4K Write 90.4 117
33.7 4K Mixed 48.9 58.2
163% 58 MB/s
Min Avg Max
209 DQ Read 321 389
208 DQ Write 304 364
188 DQ Mixed 262 297
211% 296 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
101GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 474 474 475 476 475 MB/s
Read 508
Write 470
Mixed 446
SusWrite 473
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 58.5
196% 71.2 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 366
DQ Mixed 296
245% 351 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 451 449 453 403 391 MB/s
Read 500
Write 445
Mixed 431
SusWrite 433
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 50.5
165% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 250
195% 266 MB/s
295GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 391 405 423 390 343 MB/s
Read 476
Write 424
Mixed 400
SusWrite 387
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 48
163% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 203
157% 214 MB/s
306GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 416 445 445 382 369 MB/s
Read 454
Write 395
Mixed 385
SusWrite 406
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 35.5
146% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 282
228% 322 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,811,555 SSDs tested.

Typical CT500MX500SSD4 500GB Builds (Compare 15,378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $490

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