Average Bench: 129% (166th of 1058)

Based on 1,666 user benchmarks.  Model: Lexar SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Lexar SSD 480GB averaged 28.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Lexar SSD 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 220MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 966MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Lexar SSD 480GB is 154%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Lexar SSD 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 417MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 516MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,666 samples)
Min Avg Max
358 Read 966 1,829
89.6 Write 647 1,521
104 Mixed 516 1,168
121 SusWrite 417 891
142% 636 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 4K Read 38.8 54
30.9 4K Write 91.6 190
15.2 4K Mixed 34.9 54
152% 55.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
182 DQ Read 485 930
54.5 DQ Write 387 1,011
27.3 DQ Mixed 220 639
224% 364 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: R1115A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1537 1544 1538 1567 452 196 MB/s
Read 1,779
Write 1,558
Mixed 1,166
SusWrite 1,139
316% 1,411 MB/s
4K Read 50.2
4K Write 194
4K Mixed 52.3
246% 98.7 MB/s
DQ Read 934
DQ Write 1,104
DQ Mixed 646
591% 895 MB/s
316GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 427 412 411 424 425 MB/s
Read 463
Write 428
Mixed 420
SusWrite 416
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 33.5
4K Mixed 27.4
88% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 195
164% 239 MB/s
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 401 415 420 406 423 MB/s
Read 460
Write 425
Mixed 413
SusWrite 414
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 28.3
89% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 199
153% 215 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,194,047 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 480GB Builds (Compare 67,381 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $551

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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