Average Bench: 105% (209th of 1040)

Based on 16 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500MX5 00SSD1
Poor: 90%Average: 105% Great: 112%

Outstanding average bench

The Ct500mx5 0 431GB averaged 4.8% higher 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 268MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 44.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Ct500mx5 0 431GB is 22%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Ct500mx5 0 431GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 379MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 401MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 16 samples)
Min Avg Max
467 Read 497 546
377 Write 426 455
328 Mixed 401 435
296 SusWrite 379 454
95.6% 425 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 4K Read 32.2 35.7
62.8 4K Write 87 94.4
17.6 4K Mixed 44.1 53.5
151% 54.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
228 DQ Read 340 385
298 DQ Write 322 342
221 DQ Mixed 268 290
219% 310 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
84GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 438 438 442 418 385 MB/s
Read 485
Write 427
Mixed 421
SusWrite 426
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 47.8
163% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 288
234% 332 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,754,446 SSDs tested.

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