Average Bench: 186% (104th of 1058)

Based on 2,442 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe CT500P1SSD8

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme CT500P 500GB averaged 85.7% 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. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 652MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,398MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme CT500P 500GB is 133%. 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 534MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 414MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,442 samples)
Min Avg Max
911 Read 1,398 1,676
267 Write 868 1,104
117 Mixed 809 1,019
53.8 SusWrite 534 936
201% 902 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39 4K Read 56.5 68.6
37.2 4K Write 128 208
33.1 4K Mixed 66.7 88.7
239% 83.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
322 DQ Read 414 616
47.4 DQ Write 652 1,034
29.2 DQ Mixed 200 264
245% 422 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
223GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 927 837 1005 62 281 61 MB/s
Read 1,686
Write 1,088
Mixed 1,027
SusWrite 529
241% 1,083 MB/s
4K Read 74.7
4K Write 214
4K Mixed 97.4
352% 129 MB/s
DQ Read 613
DQ Write 768
DQ Mixed 246
309% 542 MB/s
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR021 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1055 1063 1059 1058 1068 135 MB/s
Read 1,661
Write 978
Mixed 1,009
SusWrite 906
254% 1,139 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 70.1
238% 82.2 MB/s
DQ Read 618
DQ Write 617
DQ Mixed 265
296% 500 MB/s
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 827 901 897 908 904 905 MB/s
Read 1,403
Write 908
Mixed 883
SusWrite 890
228% 1,021 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 61.6
213% 74.3 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 857
DQ Mixed 220
277% 474 MB/s
155GB free
Firmware: P3CR Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 811 851 540 43 49 50 MB/s
Read 1,440
Write 924
Mixed 898
SusWrite 391
203% 913 MB/s
4K Read 60.1
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 78.3
290% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 868
DQ Mixed 221
280% 479 MB/s
237GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR013 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 835 818 829 99 45 56 MB/s
Read 1,452
Write 860
Mixed 851
SusWrite 447
200% 902 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 66.2
231% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 789
DQ Mixed 219
267% 452 MB/s
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 380 54 50 46 49 MB/s
Read 1,420
Write 924
Mixed 886
SusWrite 142
187% 843 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 76.7
276% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 844
DQ Mixed 224
277% 472 MB/s
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 825 846 891 330 52 49 MB/s
Read 1346
Write 894
Mixed 865
SusWrite 499
201% 901 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 60.2
205% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 858
DQ Mixed 217
276% 474 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,017,445 SSDs tested.

Typical CT500P 500GB Builds (Compare 42,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $920

Popular CT500P 500GB compatible motherboards:

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