Average Bench: 191% (80th of 1016)

Based on 872 user benchmarks.  Model: XPG GAMMIX S5

Outstanding average bench

The XPG GAMMIX S5 256GB averaged 91.1% 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 435MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,827MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the XPG GAMMIX S5 256GB is 88.7%. 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 330MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 617MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 872 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,132 Read 1,827 1,982
602 Write 956 1,095
650 Mixed 813 878
319 SusWrite 617 1,019
233% 1,053 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.9 4K Read 38.7 44.2
70 4K Write 123 160
36.1 4K Mixed 50.7 57.2
189% 70.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
232 DQ Read 330 387
325 DQ Write 674 806
176 DQ Mixed 435 472
350% 480 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001c19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1022 1030 1041 729 467 297 MB/s
Read 1980
Write 997
Mixed 839
SusWrite 764
253% 1,145 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 50.1
179% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 782
DQ Mixed 452
374% 522 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001c19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1113 1118 175 176 471 439 MB/s
Read 1,953
Write 1,095
Mixed 874
SusWrite 582
249% 1,126 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 54.5
212% 81.8 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 789
DQ Mixed 460
381% 531 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001c19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1099 1107 202 269 422 293 MB/s
Read 1,976
Write 1,077
Mixed 856
SusWrite 565
247% 1,118 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 49.5
206% 80.6 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 704
DQ Mixed 460
367% 500 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001c19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1160 830 100 120 145 117 MB/s
Read 1980
Write 1,150
Mixed 892
SusWrite 412
245% 1,109 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 151
4K Mixed 56.5
217% 83.3 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 754
DQ Mixed 477
386% 531 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001c19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1060 992 209 176 117 114 MB/s
Read 1970
Write 1,037
Mixed 857
SusWrite 445
238% 1,077 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 53.4
199% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 747
DQ Mixed 456
373% 516 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s16
SusWrite @10s intervals: 778 787 611 439 331 128 MB/s
Read 1,976
Write 788
Mixed 769
SusWrite 512
222% 1,011 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 1.6
99% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 259
189% 252 MB/s
80GB free
Firmware: V9001b31
SusWrite @10s intervals: 508 485 526 454 185 110 MB/s
Read 705
Write 528
Mixed 539
SusWrite 378
120% 537 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 36.9
160% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 407
DQ Mixed 372
280% 372 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,567 SSDs tested.

Typical GAMMIX S5 256GB Builds (Compare 3,632 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $800

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