Average Bench: 103% (211th of 1037)

Based on 726 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Outstanding average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 249GB averaged 3.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Microsoft Storage Space Device 249GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 276MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 49.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 249GB is 53.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 249GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 290MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 373MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 726 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 471 512
271 Write 420 489
213 Mixed 373 458
145 SusWrite 290 415
87.2% 388 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 4K Read 37.7 48.3
45.1 4K Write 90.7 123
26.2 4K Mixed 49.6 65.2
169% 59.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
145 DQ Read 337 387
107 DQ Write 300 361
73.3 DQ Mixed 276 366
219% 304 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
42GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 146 142 133 134 131 MB/s
Read 502
Write 491
Mixed 397
SusWrite 171
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 64.2
219% 77.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 371 456 457 461 461 MB/s
Read 501
Write 453
Mixed 443
SusWrite 422
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 48.8
166% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 274
229% 331 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 436 448 179 169 121 MB/s
Read 499
Write 458
Mixed 441
SusWrite 297
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 49.6
166% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 203
184% 281 MB/s
224GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 325 364 359 346 348 MB/s
Read 366
Write 359
Mixed 320
SusWrite 347
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 41.3
133% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 43
DQ Write 92
DQ Mixed 56.2
46% 63.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,577,163 SSDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 249GB Builds (Compare 2,599 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII RANGER - $283

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,031

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