Average Bench: 106% (221st of 1058)

Based on 2,365 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Outstanding average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB averaged 6.0% 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 286MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 48.5MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB is 60.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 353MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 389MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,365 samples)
Min Avg Max
353 Read 473 514
237 Write 431 491
238 Mixed 389 463
159 SusWrite 353 467
92.5% 411 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 4K Read 36.7 47.4
39 4K Write 88.2 120
26.2 4K Mixed 48.5 64
164% 57.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
183 DQ Read 342 389
159 DQ Write 303 364
127 DQ Mixed 286 373
224% 310 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
217GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 493 495 495 495 404 372 MB/s
Read 517
Write 493
Mixed 462
SusWrite 459
109% 483 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 66.2
222% 77.8 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 370
278% 372 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,339,261 SSDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 498GB Builds (Compare 99,622 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $957

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