Average Bench: 68% (679th of 1058)

Based on 229 user benchmarks.  Model: DOGFISH SSD 500GB

Above average average bench

The Dogfish 500GB 500GB averaged 32.0% 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 25.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 206MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Dogfish 500GB 500GB is 66.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Dogfish 500GB 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 254MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 164MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 229 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 449 512
34.8 Write 353 443
14.9 Mixed 266 412
27.4 SusWrite 254 428
73.9% 330 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.8 4K Read 25.1 36
5.9 4K Write 56.3 105
0.4 4K Mixed 18.2 37.4
91.2% 33.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
69.2 DQ Read 164 243
10 DQ Write 206 337
0.4 DQ Mixed 45.9 194
73.3% 138 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
282GB free
Firmware: FW191123
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 379 384 364 387 387 MB/s
Read 476
Write 387
Mixed 363
SusWrite 374
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 61.7
4K Mixed 13
98% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 18.4
68% 148 MB/s
389GB free
Firmware: S0918A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 85 84 71 26 18 MB/s
Read 496
Write 410
Mixed 389
SusWrite 120
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 22.8
97% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 98.4
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 40.3
74% 139 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0822A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 325 50 29 49 50 MB/s
Read 514
Write 342
Mixed 16.2
SusWrite 129
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 11
4K Mixed 24.3
80% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 2.9
DQ Mixed 0.2
24% 65 MB/s
260GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0712B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 327 10 3.4 80 6.2 MB/s
Read 446
Write 386
Mixed 23.9
SusWrite 138
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 10.9
4K Mixed 1
45% 12.3 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 14
DQ Mixed 42.2
49% 91.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,258,697 SSDs tested.

Typical 500GB 500GB Builds (Compare 25,107 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $644

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