Average Bench: 87.3% (329th of 1040)

Based on 3,613 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD PLUS 480GB

Very good average bench

The SSD PLUS 480GB averaged just 12.6% 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 207MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD PLUS 480GB is 44.2%. 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 255MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 279MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,613 samples)
Min Avg Max
351 Read 452 503
268 Write 403 483
190 Mixed 279 353
111 SusWrite 255 351
77.8% 347 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 29.2 37.8
34.6 4K Write 74.2 113
21.1 4K Mixed 36.7 49.4
131% 46.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
131 DQ Read 342 389
102 DQ Write 258 304
62 DQ Mixed 207 247
180% 269 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
320GB free
Firmware: Z31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 444 287 285 267 269 MB/s
Read 500
Write 480
Mixed 346
SusWrite 339
93% 416 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 45.8
162% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 246
209% 308 MB/s
320GB free
Firmware: Z31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 478 450 292 274 271 278 MB/s
Read 504
Write 475
Mixed 356
SusWrite 340
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 46.7
164% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 244
200% 288 MB/s
320GB free
Firmware: Z31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 448 295 277 282 271 MB/s
Read 464
Write 470
Mixed 354
SusWrite 343
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 46.2
163% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 244
209% 309 MB/s
49GB free
Firmware: Z31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 102 87 61 67 48 MB/s
Read 493
Write 476
Mixed 336
SusWrite 119
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 39.4
151% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 195
184% 289 MB/s
132GB free
Firmware: Z31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 285 286 278 266 271 MB/s
Read 463
Write 371
Mixed 218
SusWrite 282
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 34.5
113% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 240
200% 292 MB/s
326GB free
Firmware: Z31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 272 277 275 274 278 MB/s
Read 437
Write 401
Mixed 291
SusWrite 288
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 36.3
108% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 232
201% 300 MB/s
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 220 222 220 217 216 MB/s
Read 363
Write 222
Mixed 229
SusWrite 219
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 47.6
4K Mixed 33.4
111% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 198
152% 208 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,835,702 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480GB Builds (Compare 4,544 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $377

Popular PLUS 480GB compatible motherboards:

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