Average Bench: 185% (115th of 1071)

Based on 6,098 user benchmarks.  Model: XPG GAMMIX S5

Outstanding average bench

The XPG GAMMIX S5 256GB averaged 84.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the XPG GAMMIX S5 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 423MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,760MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the XPG GAMMIX S5 256GB is 159%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the XPG GAMMIX S5 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 327MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 589MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,098 samples)
Min Avg Max
525 Read 1,760 2,234
321 Write 960 1,270
280 Mixed 838 1,068
171 SusWrite 589 1,013
229% 1,036 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 38.4 46.2
53.1 4K Write 116 179
22.5 4K Mixed 48.4 62.6
182% 67.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
159 DQ Read 327 527
227 DQ Write 692 917
170 DQ Mixed 423 633
346% 481 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S036H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1241 1235 1242 1247 936 815 MB/s
Read 2,285
Write 1284
Mixed 1,141
SusWrite 1,119
324% 1,457 MB/s
4K Read 51.7
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 71.3
245% 88.6 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 949
DQ Mixed 528
443% 621 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S036H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1136 1140 1136 1177 668 169 MB/s
Read 2,032
Write 1140
Mixed 998
SusWrite 904
282% 1,269 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 51.5
172% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 544
DQ Mixed 520
378% 483 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S032Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 777 905 991 1019 1026 316 MB/s
Read 1,978
Write 981
Mixed 975
SusWrite 839
264% 1,193 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 43.3
146% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 526
DQ Write 99.8
DQ Mixed 194
173% 273 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S036H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 305 300 315 244 246 MB/s
Read 336
Write 239
Mixed 208
SusWrite 283
60% 267 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 9.7
4K Mixed 7.2
23% 7.47 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 231
165% 209 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 63,158,347 SSDs tested.

Typical GAMMIX S5 256GB Builds (Compare 18,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $555

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