Average Bench: 76.9% (522nd of 1058)

Based on 594 user benchmarks.  Model: Q-720

Good average bench

The Q-720 720GB averaged 23.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Q-720 720GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 170MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.9MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Q-720 720GB is 63.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Q-720 720GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 250MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 316MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 594 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 444 498
89.7 Write 380 485
43.9 Mixed 316 398
64.2 SusWrite 250 477
77.8% 347 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 25.9 31.7
15.2 4K Write 67.5 115
0.69 4K Mixed 28.9 42.4
112% 40.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
105 DQ Read 222 288
30.7 DQ Write 227 342
0.74 DQ Mixed 170 307
143% 206 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
301GB free
Firmware: T180910
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 472 476 482 482 482 MB/s
Read 449
Write 470
Mixed 389
SusWrite 479
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 41
146% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 225
176% 241 MB/s
243GB free
Firmware: T180910
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 420 404 347 107 74 MB/s
Read 438
Write 422
Mixed 375
SusWrite 290
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 37
139% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 307
218% 277 MB/s
479GB free
Firmware: T180910
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 467 148 117 118 113 MB/s
Read 452
Write 476
Mixed 396
SusWrite 199
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 40.3
142% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 278
210% 282 MB/s
243GB free
Firmware: T180910
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 373 375 386 383 192 MB/s
Read 392
Write 383
Mixed 327
SusWrite 343
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 36.7
114% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 294
206% 257 MB/s
236GB free
Firmware: T180910
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 396 406 262 105 63 MB/s
Read 392
Write 430
Mixed 367
SusWrite 264
82% 363 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 35.6
126% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 282
205% 266 MB/s
326GB free
Firmware: S0424A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 66 33 90 34 34 MB/s
Read 491
Write 429
Mixed 348
SusWrite 116
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 21.7
130% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 25.7
79% 162 MB/s
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T180910
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 57 73 79 73 53 MB/s
Read 437
Write 62.3
Mixed 83.9
SusWrite 61.7
35% 161 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.8
40% 9.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,071,884 SSDs tested.

Typical Q-720 720GB Builds (Compare 4,343 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: To Intel X79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $220

Popular Q-720 720GB compatible motherboards:

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