Average Bench: 97.3% (253rd of 1058)

Based on 1,575 user benchmarks.  Model: Lexar SSD

Excellent average bench

The Lexar SSD 512GB averaged just 2.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Lexar SSD 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 217MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 34MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Lexar SSD 512GB is 65.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Lexar SSD 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 361MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 392MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,575 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 518 1,111
68 Write 415 705
129 Mixed 392 658
167 SusWrite 361 462
94.6% 422 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 4K Read 34 44.5
28.5 4K Write 76.7 110
18.1 4K Mixed 36.7 52.8
139% 49.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
173 DQ Read 299 376
70.6 DQ Write 248 362
33.8 DQ Mixed 217 333
178% 254 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
443GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 434 440 448 428 385 MB/s
Read 449
Write 405
Mixed 399
SusWrite 414
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 53.7
189% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 288
220% 297 MB/s
225GB free
Firmware: H190117H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 444 455 462 456 439 MB/s
Read 482
Write 466
Mixed 440
SusWrite 444
103% 458 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 47.4
165% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 315
237% 317 MB/s
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 390 395 424 392 366 MB/s
Read 456
Write 438
Mixed 421
SusWrite 393
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 48.3
169% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 294
221% 297 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 374 376 380 201 118 MB/s
Read 494
Write 482
Mixed 450
SusWrite 308
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 47.2
167% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 330
246% 326 MB/s
87GB free
Firmware: V4.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 267 268 269 269 269 MB/s
Read 466
Write 437
Mixed 378
SusWrite 298
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 25
133% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 37.3
76% 154 MB/s
437GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 117H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 284 345 414 395 367 MB/s
Read 361
Write 366
Mixed 311
SusWrite 347
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 21.9
77% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 304
226% 299 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,959,956 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 512GB Builds (Compare 7,335 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asrock B450M/ac

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $780

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