Average Bench: 150% (143rd of 1058)

Based on 10,072 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe Sabrent, SABRENT

Outstanding average bench

The Sabrent Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 49.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Sabrent Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 477MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 577MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sabrent Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 132%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Sabrent Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 334MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 749MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,072 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 1,053 1,498
321 Write 879 1,223
250 Mixed 749 1,213
183 SusWrite 334 591
168% 754 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 4K Read 39.2 53.2
38.7 4K Write 137 201
25.2 4K Mixed 52.8 78.4
200% 76.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
185 DQ Read 601 837
141 DQ Write 577 1,116
134 DQ Mixed 477 827
389% 552 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT343.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 581 354 342 351 341 259 MB/s
Read 1,602
Write 1,182
Mixed 1,226
SusWrite 372
244% 1,095 MB/s
4K Read 53.8
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 76.5
280% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 813
DQ Write 983
DQ Mixed 816
638% 871 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 43.4 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1139 795 366 364 365 367 MB/s
Read 1,451
Write 1,187
Mixed 1,105
SusWrite 566
241% 1,077 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 69.9
246% 91.6 MB/s
DQ Read 843
DQ Write 1,124
DQ Mixed 817
664% 928 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT343.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1184 1114 369 354 353 358 MB/s
Read 1,373
Write 1,193
Mixed 1,200
SusWrite 622
246% 1,097 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 69.6
250% 94.6 MB/s
DQ Read 828
DQ Write 1,039
DQ Mixed 819
650% 895 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT303.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 912 525 279 283 283 282 MB/s
Read 1,294
Write 1,011
Mixed 1,057
SusWrite 428
212% 947 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 67.3
223% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 844
DQ Write 807
DQ Mixed 845
629% 832 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 160 182 201 193 184 MB/s
Read 1396
Write 582
Mixed 156
SusWrite 200
127% 583 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 61.1
184% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 712
DQ Write 474
DQ Mixed 243
276% 476 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 263 249 217 198 191 MB/s
Read 690
Write 711
Mixed 634
SusWrite 233
127% 567 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 54.5
181% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 712
DQ Write 414
DQ Mixed 295
292% 474 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 76 64 166 203 256 MB/s
Read 918
Write 588
Mixed 180
SusWrite 164
102% 462 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 30.1
131% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 405
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 368
260% 333 MB/s
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Typical Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 77,717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $924

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