Average Bench: 61.3% (708th of 1009)

Based on 39 user benchmarks.  Model: BMSC51A3500F4SA

Above average average bench

The BMSC51A3500F4SA 500GB averaged 38.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 468MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the BMSC51A3500F4SA 500GB is 54.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the BMSC51A3500F4SA 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 19.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 112MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 39 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 468 513
92.7 Write 377 443
17 Mixed 299 399
81.6 SusWrite 223 446
76.3% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 4K Read 21.5 29.6
7.3 4K Write 50.5 104
0.4 4K Mixed 13.2 25.8
76.2% 28.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 DQ Read 112 151
2.6 DQ Write 204 338
0.2 DQ Mixed 19.5 33.9
54% 112 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
402GB free
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 423 418 419 422 420 MB/s
Read 497
Write 417
Mixed 401
SusWrite 422
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 22.9
112% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 32.8
75% 151 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,995,802 SSDs tested.

Typical BMSC51A3500F4SA 500GB Builds (Compare 906 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 65%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B360M PRO-VD (MS-7B53)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $479

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