Average Bench: 170% (134th of 1072)

Based on 3,338 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe CT500P1SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme CT500P 500GB averaged 70.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme CT500P 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,373MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 199MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme CT500P 500GB is 151%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme CT500P 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 443MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 416MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,338 samples)
Min Avg Max
798 Read 1,373 1,678
68.6 Write 790 1,093
101 Mixed 733 1,015
51.2 SusWrite 443 925
185% 835 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.2 4K Read 55.2 70.7
14.4 4K Write 111 212
20.1 4K Mixed 59.5 91.1
219% 75.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
301 DQ Read 416 615
51.1 DQ Write 577 999
68.2 DQ Mixed 199 264
233% 397 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
258GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1090 1084 919 1097 441 157 MB/s
Read 1,679
Write 1,079
Mixed 1,025
SusWrite 798
255% 1,145 MB/s
4K Read 70
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 88.3
322% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 609
DQ Write 1,051
DQ Mixed 260
358% 640 MB/s
186GB free
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 903 913 912 858 110 265 MB/s
Read 1,331
Write 853
Mixed 848
SusWrite 660
206% 923 MB/s
4K Read 55.7
4K Write 190
4K Mixed 76.8
283% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 862
DQ Mixed 224
280% 479 MB/s
91GB free
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 732 53 55 54 55 56 MB/s
Read 1,426
Write 931
Mixed 889
SusWrite 168
189% 854 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 74.3
263% 97.2 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 882
DQ Mixed 224
283% 484 MB/s
277GB free
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 821 824 861 888 809 880 MB/s
Read 1,207
Write 329
Mixed 746
SusWrite 847
174% 782 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 36.7
142% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 134
127% 204 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 63 63 68 51 21 MB/s
Read 1,434
Write 260
Mixed 111
SusWrite 53.9
99% 465 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 40.4
4K Mixed 36.2
150% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 55.4
DQ Mixed 80.8
90% 161 MB/s
281GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 709 86 33 39 49 45 MB/s
Read 672
Write 356
Mixed 376
SusWrite 160
87% 391 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 18.4
4K Mixed 19.6
64% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 238
176% 237 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 18 20 22 19 20 MB/s
Read 946
Write 14.4
Mixed 16.4
SusWrite 19.5
52% 249 MB/s
4K Read 11.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.1
18% 3.87 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,599,239 SSDs tested

Typical CT500P 500GB Builds (Compare 1,935 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 103%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z590 Pro4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $465

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