Average Bench: 194% (92nd of 1058)

Based on 3,360 user benchmarks.  Model: XPG GAMMIX S5

Outstanding average bench

The XPG GAMMIX S5 512GB averaged 93.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the XPG GAMMIX S5 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 489MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,737MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the XPG GAMMIX S5 512GB is 126%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the XPG GAMMIX S5 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 388MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 35.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,360 samples)
Min Avg Max
770 Read 1,737 2,125
554 Write 986 1,480
538 Mixed 858 1,203
209 SusWrite 789 1,226
243% 1,092 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 35.5 42.4
61.5 4K Write 116 156
28.7 4K Mixed 46.1 58.8
174% 65.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
181 DQ Read 388 965
240 DQ Write 645 928
183 DQ Mixed 489 946
378% 507 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VC0S032Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1492 1488 1493 1493 1492 1484 MB/s
Read 2,117
Write 1,494
Mixed 1,313
SusWrite 1,490
359% 1,604 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 57.5
195% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 872
DQ Write 962
DQ Mixed 958
710% 931 MB/s
444GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001c19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 792 962 955 916 949 952 MB/s
Read 1,915
Write 925
Mixed 857
SusWrite 921
256% 1,155 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 55.2
196% 76.6 MB/s
DQ Read 443
DQ Write 769
DQ Mixed 641
476% 618 MB/s
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1106 1125 1142 1164 543 458 MB/s
Read 1,950
Write 1,067
Mixed 956
SusWrite 923
272% 1,224 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 47.8
188% 75 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 760
DQ Mixed 290
281% 426 MB/s
334GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s16
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1192 1187 1108 565 221 44 MB/s
Read 1,944
Write 1,159
Mixed 904
SusWrite 719
262% 1,182 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 57.4
227% 89.5 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 450
DQ Mixed 395
281% 348 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s65
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1181 459 207 119 131 129 MB/s
Read 1942
Write 1,123
Mixed 954
SusWrite 371
242% 1,097 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 94.9
4K Mixed 38.5
148% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 685
DQ Mixed 561
415% 534 MB/s
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s77
SusWrite @10s intervals: 746 760 766 780 781 785 MB/s
Read 1,263
Write 763
Mixed 596
SusWrite 770
189% 848 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 42.2
177% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 510
DQ Mixed 312
260% 367 MB/s
451GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 379 379 367 533 743 MB/s
Read 1,179
Write 802
Mixed 622
SusWrite 460
170% 766 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 31.4
137% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 445
DQ Write 502
DQ Mixed 528
382% 491 MB/s
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Typical GAMMIX S5 512GB Builds (Compare 94,296 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $993

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