Average Bench: 56.9% (817th of 1058)

Based on 70 user benchmarks.  Model: QEMU HARDDISK
Poor: 33%Average: 56.9% Great: 75%

Average average bench

The Qemu HARDDISK 500GB averaged 43.1% 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 65.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 19.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Qemu HARDDISK 500GB is 41.9%. 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 73.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 72.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 70 samples)
Min Avg Max
294 Read 422 511
102 Write 340 495
128 Mixed 334 502
12.6 SusWrite 244 374
75.1% 335 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.43 4K Read 19.2 29.1
8.62 4K Write 24.7 40.2
8.96 4K Mixed 19.9 31
67.7% 21.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.1 DQ Read 73.9 140
22.5 DQ Write 72.3 134
9.81 DQ Mixed 65.2 122
51.2% 70.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
366GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.5+
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 317 317 310 311 318 MB/s
Read 481
Write 430
Mixed 437
SusWrite 319
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 35.6
4K Mixed 31.6
100% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 80.6
DQ Mixed 97.3
72% 95.5 MB/s
351GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.5+
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 319 321 320 316 311 MB/s
Read 473
Write 323
Mixed 421
SusWrite 326
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 35.9
4K Mixed 28.9
94% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 96.3
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 89.8
70% 96.8 MB/s
162GB free
Firmware: 2.5+
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 82 80 81 79 76 MB/s
Read 467
Write 404
Mixed 406
SusWrite 85.5
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 30.4
4K Mixed 25.4
83% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 55.5
DQ Write 97.1
DQ Mixed 69.8
55% 74.1 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.5+
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 281 309 290 289 266 MB/s
Read 357
Write 58.3
Mixed 132
SusWrite 264
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 24.4
4K Mixed 17.2
57% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 72.9
DQ Write 69
DQ Mixed 79.5
57% 73.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,255,035 SSDs tested.

Typical HARDDISK 500GB Builds (Compare 913 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: 46% - Average Total price: $540

Popular HARDDISK 500GB systems:

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