Average Bench: 84.9% (352nd of 1016)

Based on 1,967 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD PLUS 480GB

Very good average bench

The SSD PLUS 480GB averaged just 15.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SSD PLUS 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 202MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD PLUS 480GB is 51.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD PLUS 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 249MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 272MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,967 samples)
Min Avg Max
328 Read 447 501
289 Write 403 480
193 Mixed 272 354
116 SusWrite 249 338
76.8% 343 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 28 38.7
30.5 4K Write 72.1 118
17.6 4K Mixed 35.6 50.3
126% 45.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
59.3 DQ Read 327 388
85 DQ Write 250 301
52.7 DQ Mixed 202 246
175% 260 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
95GB free
Firmware: Z31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 464 294 266 240 265 MB/s
Read 505
Write 484
Mixed 348
SusWrite 336
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 48
172% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 244
209% 308 MB/s
327GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 418 293 277 277 277 MB/s
Read 469
Write 449
Mixed 339
SusWrite 332
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 41
149% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 242
208% 308 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: Z31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 269 284 283 281 279 MB/s
Read 500
Write 298
Mixed 141
SusWrite 254
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 23.9
124% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 140
133% 209 MB/s
97GB free
Firmware: Z31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 224 259 241 210 104 MB/s
Read 472
Write 330
Mixed 201
SusWrite 212
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 30.9
115% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 185
181% 289 MB/s
53GB free
Firmware: Z31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 249 256 249 247 251 MB/s
Read 438
Write 332
Mixed 328
SusWrite 255
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 46.5
4K Mixed 24.6
91% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 212
191% 292 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,395,411 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480GB Builds (Compare 2,269 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: Lenovo 80UD

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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