Average Bench: 189% (96th of 1058)

Based on 183 user benchmarks.  Model: LITEON EPX-KW960

Outstanding average bench

The Liteon EPX-KW960 960GB averaged 88.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Liteon EPX-KW960 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 336MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,036MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Liteon EPX-KW960 960GB is 57.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Liteon EPX-KW960 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 452MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 36.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 183 samples)
Min Avg Max
980 Read 1,233 1,370
591 Write 786 826
345 Mixed 452 485
638 SusWrite 783 827
181% 814 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.6 4K Read 36.6 40.2
72 4K Write 115 135
39.7 4K Mixed 52.6 58.6
184% 68.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
685 DQ Read 1,036 1,297
292 DQ Write 531 823
260 DQ Mixed 336 365
369% 635 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
832GB free
Firmware: CDW28P3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 820 819 819 821 822 822 MB/s
Read 1,116
Write 815
Mixed 439
SusWrite 820
178% 798 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 56.5
196% 72.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,114
DQ Write 454
DQ Mixed 350
374% 640 MB/s
559GB free
Firmware: CDW28P3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 785 531 592 779 795 794 MB/s
Read 1,250
Write 825
Mixed 478
SusWrite 713
182% 817 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 52.4
180% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 850
DQ Write 372
DQ Mixed 346
327% 523 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: CDW28P3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 639 544 576 593 496 512 MB/s
Read 1,178
Write 708
Mixed 445
SusWrite 560
160% 722 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 48
176% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 998
DQ Write 369
DQ Mixed 317
331% 561 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,325,966 SSDs tested.

Typical EPX-KW960 960GB Builds (Compare 14,743 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI MPG X570 GAMING PRO CARBON WIFI (MS-7B93)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $806

Popular EPX-KW960 960GB compatible motherboards:

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