Average Bench: 53.9% (802nd of 1017)

Based on 29 user benchmarks.  Model: QEMU HARDDISK
Poor: 30%Average: 53.9% Great: 74%

Average average bench

The Qemu HARDDISK 500GB averaged 46.0% 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.


Avg. Sequential Read Speed 407MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 360MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Qemu HARDDISK 500GB is 43.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Qemu HARDDISK 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 59.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 63.2MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 29 samples)
Min Avg Max
226 Read 407 517
90.3 Write 360 524
153 Mixed 351 556
10.6 SusWrite 228 391
75.5% 337 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.44 4K Read 17.4 29.2
2.7 4K Write 22.4 51.3
3.83 4K Mixed 17.1 30.5
60.2% 19 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 DQ Read 59.8 96.2
27 DQ Write 63.2 114
8.23 DQ Mixed 53.9 110
42.6% 59 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
441GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.5+
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 384 382 385 382 346 MB/s
Read 425
Write 388
Mixed 368
SusWrite 376
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 28.9
4K Mixed 23.7
80% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 73.1
DQ Write 98.2
DQ Mixed 75.5
60% 82.3 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.5+
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 287 76 48 43 42 MB/s
Read 399
Write 358
Mixed 335
SusWrite 123
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 16.6
4K Mixed 16.6
56% 16.7 MB/s
DQ Read 64.7
DQ Write 51.9
DQ Mixed 60.7
45% 59.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,659,523 SSDs tested.

Typical HARDDISK 500GB Builds (Compare 485 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 60%
Desktop 46%
Workstation 37%
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System: QEMU Standard PC (i440FX + PIIX, 1996)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $380

Popular HARDDISK 500GB systems:

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