Average Bench: 196% (90th of 1058)

Based on 3,479 user benchmarks.  Model: XPG GAMMIX S5

Outstanding average bench

The XPG GAMMIX S5 512GB averaged 96.5% 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 507MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,770MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the XPG GAMMIX S5 512GB is 166%. 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 423MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 35.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,479 samples)
Min Avg Max
687 Read 1,770 2,079
499 Write 1,028 1,495
500 Mixed 896 1,339
140 SusWrite 800 1,411
250% 1,123 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 4K Read 35.5 43.2
44.7 4K Write 116 162
20.6 4K Mixed 45.3 63
173% 65.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
178 DQ Read 423 896
197 DQ Write 657 956
165 DQ Mixed 507 962
393% 529 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s85
SusWrite @10s intervals: 757 766 777 788 788 783 MB/s
Read 1,992
Write 741
Mixed 866
SusWrite 776
241% 1,094 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 54.1
198% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 447
DQ Write 521
DQ Mixed 614
426% 527 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s65
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1142 1179 1158 485 400 130 MB/s
Read 1,899
Write 1,125
Mixed 946
SusWrite 749
262% 1,180 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 43.7
161% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 782
DQ Mixed 542
422% 566 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9001b31
SusWrite @10s intervals: 867 1112 928 357 166 167 MB/s
Read 1,890
Write 1,093
Mixed 931
SusWrite 600
250% 1,129 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 50.2
176% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 446
DQ Write 613
DQ Mixed 628
447% 562 MB/s
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s65
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1011 985 980 886 530 535 MB/s
Read 1,710
Write 930
Mixed 898
SusWrite 821
242% 1,090 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 39.5
142% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 465
DQ Write 537
DQ Mixed 556
404% 519 MB/s
373GB free
Firmware: V9002s51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 795 804 803 805 801 789 MB/s
Read 1,567
Write 774
Mixed 808
SusWrite 800
219% 987 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 46.8
181% 71.7 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 470
DQ Mixed 285
224% 298 MB/s
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V9002s77
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1083 1122 897 433 575 370 MB/s
Read 1,046
Write 970
Mixed 793
SusWrite 747
200% 889 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 44.5
187% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 769
DQ Mixed 312
300% 455 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: V9002s65
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 525 518 533 532 239 MB/s
Read 1226
Write 488
Mixed 649
SusWrite 471
157% 709 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 40.2
122% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 426
DQ Mixed 574
384% 457 MB/s
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Typical GAMMIX S5 512GB Builds (Compare 105,130 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,010

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