Average Bench: 100% (241st of 1058)

Based on 246 user benchmarks.  Model: CT1000MX 500SSD4

Outstanding average bench

The Ct1000mx 50 1TB averaged 0.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Ct1000mx 50 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 211MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 45.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Ct1000mx 50 1TB is 58.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Ct1000mx 50 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 240MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 395MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 246 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 461 512
218 Write 405 470
262 Mixed 395 449
272 SusWrite 398 457
93.3% 415 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 32.8 40.9
30.1 4K Write 80.9 118
24.1 4K Mixed 45.4 58.3
151% 53.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
120 DQ Read 240 383
99.4 DQ Write 226 339
98.6 DQ Mixed 211 296
164% 225 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 466 465 468 469 465 MB/s
Read 502
Write 470
Mixed 442
SusWrite 466
106% 470 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 56.2
190% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 255
196% 265 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 439 440 442 440 441 MB/s
Read 504
Write 443
Mixed 429
SusWrite 441
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 50.6
172% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 185
144% 199 MB/s
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 421 438 443 425 384 MB/s
Read 483
Write 382
Mixed 401
SusWrite 422
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 42.4
140% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 98.8
DQ Mixed 210
147% 189 MB/s
337GB free
Firmware: M3CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 360 351 360 354 350 MB/s
Read 484
Write 346
Mixed 372
SusWrite 354
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 69.6
4K Mixed 36.3
137% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 200
156% 214 MB/s
99GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 435 386 439 435 435 MB/s
Read 450
Write 187
Mixed 344
SusWrite 427
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 35.5
115% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 183
151% 217 MB/s
105GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 387 370 379 380 384 MB/s
Read 340
Write 349
Mixed 318
SusWrite 374
78% 345 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 31
94% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 137
102% 135 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,017,103 SSDs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 90%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $799

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