Average Bench: 88.1% (344th of 1058)

Based on 34 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device
Poor: 67%Average: 88.1% Great: 112%

Very good average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 251GB averaged just 11.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Microsoft Storage Space Device 251GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 173MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 251GB is 45.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 251GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 250MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 291MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 34 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 463 520
114 Write 308 531
83 Mixed 291 470
78.5 SusWrite 250 457
73.2% 328 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.6 4K Read 30.5 40.7
25.6 4K Write 85 134
17.8 4K Mixed 38 54.4
140% 51.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
107 DQ Read 259 444
31.6 DQ Write 248 448
19.5 DQ Mixed 173 358
152% 226 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
98GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 396 357 330 306 280 MB/s
Read 453
Write 420
Mixed 307
SusWrite 347
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 35.1
146% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 166
168% 272 MB/s
94GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 213 178 176 232 221 MB/s
Read 503
Write 290
Mixed 351
SusWrite 211
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 48.1
177% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 164
141% 201 MB/s
220GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 229 230 230 229 230 MB/s
Read 507
Write 460
Mixed 379
SusWrite 229
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 27.4
147% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 37.8
92% 186 MB/s
234GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 167 167 167 167 167 MB/s
Read 499
Write 167
Mixed 113
SusWrite 166
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 40.5
133% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 31.7
DQ Mixed 145
101% 132 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,335,844 SSDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 251GB Builds (Compare 1,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 8910

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $450

Popular Storage Space Device 251GB systems:

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