Average Bench: 94.4% (227th of 1011)

Based on 3 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500MX5 00SSD1
Poor: 90%Average: 94.4% Great: 97%

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Excellent average bench

The Ct500mx5 0 431GB averaged just 5.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Ct500mx5 0 431GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 225MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 323MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this SSD perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 345MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 353MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3 samples)
Min Avg Max
486 Read 516 531
377 Write 409 432
349 Mixed 353 357
296 SusWrite 345 376
90.9% 406 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.8 4K Read 28.5 29.1
62.8 4K Write 77.3 94
33.2 4K Mixed 36.6 41.3
131% 47.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
229 DQ Read 230 230
311 DQ Write 323 340
221 DQ Mixed 225 229
184% 259 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
155GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 386 410 423 397 382 MB/s
Read 481
Write 426
Mixed 415
SusWrite 389
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 47.1
161% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 283
228% 324 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,851,387 SSDs tested.

Typical 0 431GB Builds (Compare 4,528 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 73%
Desktop 73%
Workstation 53%

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $698

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