Average Bench: 129% (152nd of 1037)

Based on 185 user benchmarks.  Model: 500GB-PRO-X-SS

Outstanding average bench

The 500GB-PRO-X-SS 500GB averaged 28.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the 500GB-PRO-X-SS 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 363MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 709MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 500GB-PRO-X-SS 500GB is 106%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the 500GB-PRO-X-SS 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 20.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 59.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 185 samples)
Min Avg Max
714 Read 1,241 1,670
59.6 Write 668 1,330
86.8 Mixed 532 996
124 SusWrite 419 906
158% 715 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.15 4K Read 22.8 47.3
22.3 4K Write 59.2 151
7.93 4K Mixed 20.7 44.6
92.4% 34.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
364 DQ Read 709 928
53.2 DQ Write 470 928
74.8 DQ Mixed 363 630
332% 514 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1115F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1056 1075 1075 393 1031 235 MB/s
Read 1,540
Write 941
Mixed 736
SusWrite 811
224% 1,007 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 28.7
108% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 922
DQ Write 926
DQ Mixed 634
556% 828 MB/s
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1115F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 612 406 761 172 314 MB/s
Read 1,427
Write 903
Mixed 544
SusWrite 444
184% 829 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 25.7
108% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 928
DQ Write 924
DQ Mixed 631
555% 828 MB/s
350GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1115F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 639 735 196 700 162 177 MB/s
Read 1,397
Write 827
Mixed 547
SusWrite 435
177% 801 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 59.7
4K Mixed 22.5
107% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 927
DQ Write 921
DQ Mixed 633
556% 827 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1115F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 126 127 136 100 74 MB/s
Read 1,393
Write 251
Mixed 128
SusWrite 109
100% 470 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 14.1
67% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 645
DQ Write 68.3
DQ Mixed 257
213% 323 MB/s
354GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1115F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 14 11 17 25 11 MB/s
Read 1,443
Write 51.8
Mixed 29
SusWrite 15.7
80% 385 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 35.2
4K Mixed 0.3
53% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 830
DQ Write 64.7
DQ Mixed 10.9
118% 302 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,574,978 SSDs tested.

Typical 500GB-PRO-X-SS 500GB Builds (Compare 86 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Eluktronics Mech-17 G1Rx

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