Average Bench: 104% (198th of 1016)

Based on 13 user benchmarks.  Model: CT500MX5 00SSD1
Poor: 90%Average: 104% Great: 111%

Outstanding average bench

The Ct500mx5 0 431GB averaged 3.6% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 264MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Ct500mx5 0 431GB is 20.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Ct500mx5 0 431GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 378MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 397MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13 samples)
Min Avg Max
468 Read 500 546
377 Write 424 455
328 Mixed 397 435
296 SusWrite 378 454
95.4% 425 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 4K Read 32.1 35.7
62.8 4K Write 86.8 94.4
17.6 4K Mixed 42.4 51.1
149% 53.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
228 DQ Read 330 385
298 DQ Write 322 342
221 DQ Mixed 264 290
215% 305 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,682,322 SSDs tested.

Typical 0 431GB Builds (Compare 4,768 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora R6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $637

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