Average Bench: 93% (283rd of 1058)

Based on 464 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Excellent average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 253GB averaged just 6.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Microsoft Storage Space Device 253GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 187MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.3MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 253GB is 63.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 253GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 309MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 337MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 464 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 457 516
198 Write 377 483
200 Mixed 337 455
115 SusWrite 309 472
83% 370 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 4K Read 32 42.3
34.3 4K Write 82.3 117
14.2 4K Mixed 38.3 57.3
141% 50.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
121 DQ Read 288 386
89.9 DQ Write 273 360
24.3 DQ Mixed 187 347
166% 250 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 419 418 433 432 434 MB/s
Read 496
Write 448
Mixed 424
SusWrite 423
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 50.3
170% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 252
198% 271 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 131 179 131 131 126 MB/s
Read 412
Write 300
Mixed 296
SusWrite 150
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 44.6
140% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 104
134% 242 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,167,223 SSDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 253GB Builds (Compare 2,207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 53%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3 - $113

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $796

Popular Storage Space Device 253GB compatible motherboards:

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