Average Bench: 187% (100th of 1058)

Based on 642 user benchmarks.  Model: APS-SE20G-512

Outstanding average bench

The APS-SE20G-512 512GB averaged 86.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the APS-SE20G-512 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 855MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 876MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the APS-SE20G-512 512GB is 132%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the APS-SE20G-512 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 626MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 40.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 642 samples)
Min Avg Max
509 Read 1,090 1,580
593 Write 1,591 2,319
312 Mixed 1,060 1,606
366 SusWrite 626 1,201
247% 1,092 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21 4K Read 40.5 52.1
62.5 4K Write 136 202
31.7 4K Mixed 59.7 81.8
210% 78.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
377 DQ Read 932 1,392
231 DQ Write 876 1,352
229 DQ Mixed 855 1,352
655% 888 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
318GB free
Firmware: ECFM13.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2373 2356 1858 771 773 771 MB/s
Read 1,556
Write 2,344
Mixed 1,623
SusWrite 1,484
397% 1,752 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 76.8
261% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1365
DQ Write 1,048
DQ Mixed 1,170
885% 1,194 MB/s
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1150 552 565 556 557 561 MB/s
Read 1,631
Write 2,171
Mixed 1,550
SusWrite 657
338% 1,502 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 198
4K Mixed 85.9
278% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,268
DQ Write 1,174
DQ Mixed 1,266
938% 1236 MB/s
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM13.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1215 1539 1454 1274 767 776 MB/s
Read 1266
Write 1,620
Mixed 1,270
SusWrite 1,171
301% 1,332 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 45.9
158% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 724
DQ Write 459
DQ Mixed 574
433% 586 MB/s
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 515 535 425 485 412 472 MB/s
Read 525
Write 685
Mixed 587
SusWrite 474
128% 568 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 58.7
195% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 776
DQ Write 758
DQ Mixed 932
655% 822 MB/s
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM22.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 552 421 492 471 534 562 MB/s
Read 884
Write 1121
Mixed 926
SusWrite 506
194% 859 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 18.9
4K Mixed 14.6
49% 15.5 MB/s
DQ Read 54
DQ Write 46.7
DQ Mixed 50.7
38% 50.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,946,966 SSDs tested.

Typical APS-SE20G-512 512GB Builds (Compare 22,384 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X470-PRO - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,007

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