Average Bench: 216% (76th of 1058)

Based on 21,083 user benchmarks.  Model: XPG SPECTRIX S40G

Outstanding average bench

The XPG SPECTRIX S40G 512GB averaged 115.8% 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 772MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,998MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 512GB is 237%. 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 637MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 113MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,083 samples)
Min Avg Max
459 Read 1,998 2,883
309 Write 964 1,491
302 Mixed 1,002 1435
163 SusWrite 637 1,349
254% 1,151 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.4 4K Read 43.8 58.8
39.3 4K Write 113 162
20.9 4K Mixed 60.8 81.9
204% 72.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
235 DQ Read 908 1,270
165 DQ Write 603 906
197 DQ Mixed 772 1,267
571% 761 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
377GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB431D51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1420 1508 1463 1119 1564 774 MB/s
Read 2,788
Write 1,534
Mixed 1,348
SusWrite 1,308
387% 1,744 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 69.9
248% 93.3 MB/s
DQ Read 513
DQ Write 889
DQ Mixed 768
564% 724 MB/s
377GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1338 1433 1047 762 789 774 MB/s
Read 2,856
Write 1,445
Mixed 1,318
SusWrite 1,024
368% 1,661 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 71.1
237% 84.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,219
DQ Write 879
DQ Mixed 1,092
804% 1,063 MB/s
386GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1054 1112 1098 1035 1071 773 MB/s
Read 2,726
Write 1,126
Mixed 1,222
SusWrite 1,024
337% 1,525 MB/s
4K Read 55.5
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 75.2
253% 89 MB/s
DQ Read 1,196
DQ Write 662
DQ Mixed 1,080
763% 979 MB/s
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1219 1221 1257 1263 931 881 MB/s
Read 2,695
Write 1,441
Mixed 1,321
SusWrite 1,129
365% 1,646 MB/s
4K Read 54.5
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 70.9
240% 83.9 MB/s
DQ Read 580
DQ Write 406
DQ Mixed 463
354% 483 MB/s
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 565 578 551 613 588 619 MB/s
Read 987
Write 618
Mixed 519
SusWrite 586
151% 678 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 26.7
104% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 621
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 399
317% 451 MB/s
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 397 411 422 422 422 MB/s
Read 752
Write 350
Mixed 392
SusWrite 408
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 22
77% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 344
250% 326 MB/s
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Typical SPECTRIX S40G 512GB Builds (Compare 93,577 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,000

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