Average Bench: 71.4% (606th of 1034)

Based on 983 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Good average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 238GB averaged 28.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 111MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 238GB is 53.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 238GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 180MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 290MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 983 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 430 504
124 Write 332 456
92.9 Mixed 290 419
82.8 SusWrite 180 394
68.8% 308 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 26.7 37.9
17.2 4K Write 65.9 102
8.19 4K Mixed 27.5 42.7
111% 40 MB/s
Min Avg Max
98.3 DQ Read 207 327
48.5 DQ Write 223 347
1.2 DQ Mixed 111 216
112% 180 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
28GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 259 76 57 93 74 MB/s
Read 512
Write 453
Mixed 433
SusWrite 169
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 33.1
160% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 49.6
111% 225 MB/s
215GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 193 107 107 171 107 MB/s
Read 204
Write 103
Mixed 358
SusWrite 184
48% 212 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 36.2
142% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 216
190% 284 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,490,274 SSDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 238GB Builds (Compare 15,186 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 50%
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 46%

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $503

Popular Storage Space Device 238GB compatible motherboards:

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