Average Bench: 67.3% (671st of 1037)

Based on 142 user benchmarks.  Model: DOGFISH SSD 500GB

Above average average bench

The Dogfish 500GB 500GB averaged 32.7% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 218MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Dogfish 500GB 500GB is 63.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Dogfish 500GB 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 245MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 260MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 142 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 445 511
30.5 Write 336 443
14.4 Mixed 260 411
25.9 SusWrite 245 432
71.8% 321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.2 4K Read 25.1 36.8
5.26 4K Write 55.1 105
0.41 4K Mixed 18.1 35.7
90.4% 32.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
97.4 DQ Read 170 253
12.7 DQ Write 218 336
0.44 DQ Mixed 44.7 195
75.3% 144 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
71GB free
Firmware: R0817A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 24 16 24 15 14 MB/s
Read 419
Write 52.2
Mixed 17.5
SusWrite 21
27% 127 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 12.5
54% 13.3 MB/s
142 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,581,489 SSDs tested.

Typical 500GB 500GB Builds (Compare 10,776 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 54%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 51%

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $544

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