Average Bench: 155% (127th of 1040)

Based on 7,349 user benchmarks.  Models: NVMe Sabrent, SABRENT

Outstanding average bench

The Sabrent Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB averaged 54.8% 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 500MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 607MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sabrent Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB is 119%. 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 330MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 791MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,349 samples)
Min Avg Max
463 Read 1,101 1,544
417 Write 926 1,220
308 Mixed 791 1,209
198 SusWrite 330 562
176% 787 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.5 4K Read 40.8 54.3
55.1 4K Write 138 201
29.2 4K Mixed 56 80.9
207% 78.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
285 DQ Read 618 832
170 DQ Write 607 1,115
176 DQ Mixed 500 847
406% 575 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT303.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1220 306 288 293 293 288 MB/s
Read 1,493
Write 1,240
Mixed 1,213
SusWrite 448
246% 1,098 MB/s
4K Read 51.1
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 81.4
281% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 734
DQ Write 1,123
DQ Mixed 870
675% 909 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT303.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 925 287 286 286 286 286 MB/s
Read 986
Write 1,182
Mixed 1,017
SusWrite 392
201% 894 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 66.4
218% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 839
DQ Write 823
DQ Mixed 854
635% 839 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT343.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 340 326 325 268 231 MB/s
Read 1,134
Write 709
Mixed 410
SusWrite 309
141% 640 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 43.3
209% 89.1 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 625
406% 473 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT303.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 497 270 280 283 275 270 MB/s
Read 1,137
Write 1,207
Mixed 438
SusWrite 312
172% 774 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 42.5
205% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 306
235% 321 MB/s
235GB free
Firmware: 0204 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 252 255 255 255 255 MB/s
Read 334
Write 259
Mixed 194
SusWrite 250
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 37.1
4K Mixed 20.6
73% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 57.4
60% 99 MB/s
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Typical Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB Builds (Compare 59,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $849

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