Average Bench: 60.6% (707th of 1000)

Based on 38 user benchmarks.  Model: BMSC51A3500F4SA

Above average average bench

The BMSC51A3500F4SA 500GB averaged 39.3% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 467MB/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.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 19.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 112MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 38 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 467 513
92.7 Write 376 443
17 Mixed 296 399
81.6 SusWrite 218 446
75.8% 339 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 4K Read 21.3 29.6
7.3 4K Write 49.9 104
0.4 4K Mixed 12.9 25.8
75.3% 28.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 DQ Read 112 151
2.6 DQ Write 202 338
0.2 DQ Mixed 19.2 33.9
53.5% 111 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
364GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 42 13 249 42 73 MB/s
Read 489
Write 423
Mixed 394
SusWrite 129
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 65.6
4K Mixed 20.2
97% 36.6 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 31.4
80% 161 MB/s
272GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 344 68 76 7.4 122 MB/s
Read 476
Write 418
Mixed 376
SusWrite 106
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 22.1
103% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 1.2
65% 151 MB/s
347GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 108 3.9 223 72 14 MB/s
Read 434
Write 407
Mixed 359
SusWrite 114
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 27.3
4K Mixed 16.7
53% 18.5 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 13.8
DQ Mixed 0.8
17% 45 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.6 170 303 15 43 43 MB/s
Read 508
Write 427
Mixed 384
SusWrite 96.8
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 33.7
4K Mixed 1.2
44% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 18.5
DQ Mixed 1.1
19% 47.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,383,530 SSDs tested.

Typical BMSC51A3500F4SA 500GB Builds (Compare 737 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $438

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