Average Bench: 59% (801st of 1058)

Based on 92 user benchmarks.  Model: QEMU HARDDISK
Poor: 41%Average: 59% Great: 81%

Average average bench

The Qemu HARDDISK 500GB averaged 40.9% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 76.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 19.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Qemu HARDDISK 500GB is 39.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Qemu HARDDISK 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 82.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 81.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 92 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 430 513
103 Write 340 495
132 Mixed 341 509
33.2 SusWrite 252 410
76.4% 341 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.8 4K Read 19.8 29.4
8.26 4K Write 26.3 40.9
8.48 4K Mixed 21.4 32.9
71.3% 22.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.9 DQ Read 82.2 145
29.9 DQ Write 81.8 145
13.2 DQ Mixed 76.1 139
58.8% 80 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.5+
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 320 324 171 232 378 MB/s
Read 434
Write 424
Mixed 404
SusWrite 283
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 31.4
4K Mixed 26.6
80% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 148
114% 153 MB/s
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.5+
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 428 450 447 461 462 MB/s
Read 542
Write 512
Mixed 506
SusWrite 446
113% 502 MB/s
4K Read 10.9
4K Write 11.5
4K Mixed 11.8
38% 11.4 MB/s
DQ Read 55.6
DQ Write 52.6
DQ Mixed 54
40% 54.1 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.5+
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 183 197 165 159 320 MB/s
Read 411
Write 404
Mixed 338
SusWrite 201
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 10.6
4K Mixed 26.4
56% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 156
116% 152 MB/s
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.5+
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 72 74 73 77 73 MB/s
Read 455
Write 109
Mixed 70.7
SusWrite 72.4
38% 177 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 32.2
4K Mixed 26.5
87% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 59.5
DQ Write 86.3
DQ Mixed 99.7
68% 81.8 MB/s
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.5+
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 203 264 237 213 208 MB/s
Read 554
Write 321
Mixed 572
SusWrite 225
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 7.5
4K Write 8
4K Mixed 8.5
26% 8 MB/s
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.5+
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 41 38 32 29 27 MB/s
Read 360
Write 55.5
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 35
28% 130 MB/s
4K Read 5.7
4K Write 16.8
4K Mixed 12
33% 11.5 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 43.8
DQ Mixed 72.2
54% 73.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,070,365 SSDs tested.

Typical HARDDISK 500GB Builds (Compare 1,262 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

System: QEMU Standard PC (Q35 + ICH9, 2009)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $400

Popular HARDDISK 500GB systems:

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