Average Bench: 209% (78th of 1059)

Based on 26,235 user benchmarks.  Model: XPG SPECTRIX S40G

Outstanding average bench

The XPG SPECTRIX S40G 512GB averaged 109.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 737MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,953MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 512GB is 234%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 563MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 115MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,235 samples)
Min Avg Max
425 Read 1,953 2,873
300 Write 965 1,504
267 Mixed 989 1,448
141 SusWrite 563 1,330
247% 1,118 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 44.6 58.7
32.1 4K Write 115 170
18.2 4K Mixed 60.2 81.8
205% 73.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
296 DQ Read 884 1,265
184 DQ Write 611 937
156 DQ Mixed 737 1,295
553% 744 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D64
SusWrite @10s intervals: 865 1447 799 308 115 118 MB/s
Read 2,656
Write 1,517
Mixed 1,013
SusWrite 609
320% 1,449 MB/s
4K Read 55
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 64.5
229% 79.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,207
DQ Write 376
DQ Mixed 715
547% 766 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 187 203 223 207 213 MB/s
Read 2,621
Write 1,375
Mixed 635
SusWrite 247
267% 1,220 MB/s
4K Read 6.8
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 68
169% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,163
DQ Write 880
DQ Mixed 526
528% 856 MB/s
223GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 209 58 151 167 147 MB/s
Read 1,203
Write 419
Mixed 535
SusWrite 172
128% 582 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 40.7
110% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 773
DQ Write 463
DQ Mixed 377
346% 537 MB/s
398GB free
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 343 339 341 335 334 MB/s
Read 732
Write 319
Mixed 353
SusWrite 339
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 20.2
69% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 394
267% 329 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 59,025,690 SSDs tested.

Typical SPECTRIX S40G 512GB Builds (Compare 5,528 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Steel Legend - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $490

Popular SPECTRIX S40G 512GB compatible motherboards:

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