Average Bench: 148% (146th of 1058)

Based on 9,611 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe Sabrent, SABRENT

Outstanding average bench

The Sabrent Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 48.2% 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 479MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 517MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sabrent Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 146%. 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 363MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 750MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,611 samples)
Min Avg Max
283 Read 1,033 1,576
324 Write 895 1,222
252 Mixed 750 1,223
175 SusWrite 363 693
170% 760 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 4K Read 39.3 52.5
36.6 4K Write 130 204
23.4 4K Mixed 52.5 78.6
195% 73.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
175 DQ Read 602 838
111 DQ Write 517 1,089
134 DQ Mixed 479 829
381% 533 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT303.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 245 266 253 252 273 MB/s
Read 1,216
Write 1,079
Mixed 1,092
SusWrite 291
206% 919 MB/s
4K Read 51.9
4K Write 181
4K Mixed 75.1
271% 103 MB/s
DQ Read 644
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 312
272% 415 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT303.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 500 248 267 250 249 270 MB/s
Read 1,014
Write 1,074
Mixed 950
SusWrite 297
187% 834 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 63.5
216% 79.2 MB/s
DQ Read 728
DQ Write 561
DQ Mixed 290
313% 527 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 254 250 252 255 257 MB/s
Read 724
Write 911
Mixed 787
SusWrite 254
151% 669 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 63.7
221% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 715
DQ Write 583
DQ Mixed 279
310% 526 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT343.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 190 286 253 216 222 MB/s
Read 738
Write 647
Mixed 386
SusWrite 240
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 58
184% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 567
DQ Write 410
DQ Mixed 302
276% 426 MB/s
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Typical Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 86,161 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 85%
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Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $870

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