Average Bench: 98.9% (259th of 1072)

Based on 8,393 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Excellent average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 997GB averaged just 1.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Microsoft Storage Space Device 997GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 261MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42.2MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 997GB is 87.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 997GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 364MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 375MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 8,393 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 454 514
149 Write 416 490
131 Mixed 375 461
149 SusWrite 364 483
90.5% 402 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 32.7 47.9
29.6 4K Write 79.2 123
9 4K Mixed 42.2 66.2
146% 51.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
114 DQ Read 317 389
66.1 DQ Write 284 363
24.3 DQ Mixed 261 371
206% 287 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
333GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 479 475 452 452 453 MB/s
Read 485
Write 453
Mixed 426
SusWrite 465
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 46.1
167% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
471GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 370 364 368 367 366 MB/s
Read 466
Write 437
Mixed 269
SusWrite 373
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 64.3
4K Mixed 37.4
121% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 184
170% 261 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,175,936 SSDs tested

Typical Storage Space Device 997GB Builds (Compare 22,999 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 78%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 74%

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $623

Popular Storage Space Device 997GB compatible motherboards:

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