Average Bench: 193% (73rd of 1012)

Based on 731 user benchmarks.  Model: XPG GAMMIX S5

Outstanding average bench

The XPG GAMMIX S5 256GB averaged 93.1% 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 436MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,834MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the XPG GAMMIX S5 256GB is 80.4%. 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 621MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 731 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,207 Read 1,834 1,981
613 Write 969 1,139
647 Mixed 817 890
348 SusWrite 621 1,035
235% 1,060 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31 4K Read 39.4 44.9
83.4 4K Write 128 167
39.7 4K Mixed 51.7 58.7
194% 73 MB/s
Min Avg Max
240 DQ Read 327 381
347 DQ Write 679 812
213 DQ Mixed 436 475
351% 481 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001c19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1071 1065 1071 1082 748 339 MB/s
Read 1,970
Write 1,050
Mixed 867
SusWrite 896
265% 1,196 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 53.3
197% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 736
DQ Mixed 452
372% 519 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001c19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 972 1003 1026 946 405 460 MB/s
Read 1,970
Write 1,019
Mixed 845
SusWrite 802
257% 1,159 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 54.7
207% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 790
DQ Mixed 457
360% 478 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001c19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1112 1118 180 102 433 361 MB/s
Read 1984
Write 1,090
Mixed 867
SusWrite 551
248% 1123 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 56.9
219% 84.5 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 791
DQ Mixed 456
380% 533 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001c19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 780 789 613 356 233 318 MB/s
Read 1928
Write 718
Mixed 740
SusWrite 515
214% 975 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 48.3
171% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 415
DQ Write 477
DQ Mixed 457
341% 450 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s16
SusWrite @10s intervals: 760 766 504 352 291 285 MB/s
Read 1,373
Write 774
Mixed 768
SusWrite 493
189% 852 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 52.7
196% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 505
DQ Mixed 457
335% 431 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,943,684 SSDs tested.

Typical GAMMIX S5 256GB Builds (Compare 2,208 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: $790

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