Average Bench: 229% (67th of 1058)

Based on 16,921 user benchmarks.  Model: XPG SPECTRIX S40G

Outstanding average bench

The XPG SPECTRIX S40G 512GB averaged 129.0% 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 818MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,125MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 512GB is 228%. 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 678MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 122MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,921 samples)
Min Avg Max
413 Read 2,125 2,881
306 Write 1,034 1,483
363 Mixed 1,069 1,442
155 SusWrite 678 1,397
271% 1,227 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 4K Read 46.6 58.8
40.8 4K Write 122 164
19.9 4K Mixed 63.9 81.5
217% 77.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
294 DQ Read 931 1,269
178 DQ Write 656 905
215 DQ Mixed 818 1,288
604% 802 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1445 1014 1381 906 938 882 MB/s
Read 2,929
Write 1,432
Mixed 1,263
SusWrite 1,094
371% 1,680 MB/s
4K Read 57.2
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 80.6
274% 99.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,225
DQ Write 819
DQ Mixed 1,210
852% 1,085 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 625 96 199 228 221 218 MB/s
Read 2,838
Write 1,448
Mixed 1,166
SusWrite 265
314% 1,429 MB/s
4K Read 53.2
4K Write 163
4K Mixed 80.1
269% 98.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,213
DQ Write 528
DQ Mixed 701
564% 814 MB/s
157GB free
Firmware: VB431D51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1320 1332 305 206 237 209 MB/s
Read 2,671
Write 1,416
Mixed 1,261
SusWrite 602
328% 1,487 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 68.7
242% 91.1 MB/s
DQ Read 514
DQ Write 870
DQ Mixed 768
561% 717 MB/s
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB431D51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1333 1192 1058 1402 1068 793 MB/s
Read 2,325
Write 1404
Mixed 1,292
SusWrite 1,141
343% 1,540 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 57.1
188% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 510
DQ Write 722
DQ Mixed 768
538% 667 MB/s
394GB free
Firmware: VB431D51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 166 253 233 230 194 MB/s
Read 518
Write 196
Mixed 210
SusWrite 213
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 7.6
4K Write 20.4
4K Mixed 12
38% 13.3 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 232
166% 208 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,168,992 SSDs tested.

Typical SPECTRIX S40G 512GB Builds (Compare 85,143 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 - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $946

Popular SPECTRIX S40G 512GB compatible motherboards:

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