Average Bench: 110% (170th of 1012)

Based on 828 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Outstanding average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB averaged 10.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 300MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 50.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB is 47.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 383MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 398MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 828 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 477 515
344 Write 443 491
259 Mixed 398 466
222 SusWrite 383 469
95.7% 425 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.3 4K Read 37.2 46.8
49.7 4K Write 93.7 125
29.8 4K Mixed 50.7 63.8
171% 60.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
205 DQ Read 346 388
172 DQ Write 317 362
114 DQ Mixed 300 370
234% 321 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
128GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 406 401 407 402 412 MB/s
Read 510
Write 442
Mixed 309
SusWrite 410
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 53.5
189% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 98.7
144% 269 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,095,704 SSDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 498GB Builds (Compare 14,859 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 59%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 70%

Motherboard: MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS (MS-7B61) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $842

Popular Storage Space Device 498GB compatible motherboards:

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