Average Bench: 159% (121st of 1040)

Based on 786 user benchmarks.  Model: addlink M.2 PCIE G3x4 NVMe

Outstanding average bench

The Addlink M.2 PCIE G3x4 NVMe 256GB averaged 59.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Addlink M.2 PCIE G3x4 NVMe 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 511MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 646MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Addlink M.2 PCIE G3x4 NVMe 256GB is 114%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Addlink M.2 PCIE G3x4 NVMe 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 334MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 815MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 786 samples)
Min Avg Max
589 Read 1,142 1,627
260 Write 897 1,219
222 Mixed 815 1,231
189 SusWrite 334 579
178% 797 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.2 4K Read 42.8 56.4
55.8 4K Write 140 196
27 4K Mixed 55.3 80.6
210% 79.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
358 DQ Read 661 837
216 DQ Write 646 1,142
134 DQ Mixed 511 862
423% 606 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1087 481 316 323 326 326 MB/s
Read 1,315
Write 1,084
Mixed 1,122
SusWrite 476
224% 999 MB/s
4K Read 56.9
4K Write 208
4K Mixed 82.7
302% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 901
DQ Write 974
DQ Mixed 841
659% 905 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 198 186 231 246 245 MB/s
Read 750
Write 770
Mixed 332
SusWrite 230
116% 521 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 62
212% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 710
DQ Write 701
DQ Mixed 717
535% 709 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 253 263 254 255 253 MB/s
Read 720
Write 476
Mixed 568
SusWrite 254
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 44.7
184% 68.4 MB/s
DQ Read 709
DQ Write 438
DQ Mixed 311
302% 486 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 277 246 223 250 211 MB/s
Read 825
Write 492
Mixed 327
SusWrite 249
105% 473 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 36.8
178% 73.4 MB/s
DQ Read 405
DQ Write 455
DQ Mixed 326
274% 395 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,795,677 SSDs tested.

Typical M.2 PCIE G3x4 NVMe 256GB Builds (Compare 18,806 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $558

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