Average Bench: 74.1% (572nd of 1058)

Based on 140 user benchmarks.  Model: SSK

Good average bench

The SSK 500GB averaged 25.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 157MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSK 500GB is 35.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSK 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 155MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 38.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 140 samples)
Min Avg Max
290 Read 363 552
250 Write 354 526
232 Mixed 330 493
174 SusWrite 338 410
78.1% 346 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 28.4 38.7
25 4K Write 38.3 53.9
18.5 4K Mixed 31.3 44.2
103% 32.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
72.5 DQ Read 155 243
73.6 DQ Write 151 216
62.6 DQ Mixed 157 238
117% 154 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
401GB free
Firmware: 0209
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 365 365 365 365 366 MB/s
Read 359
Write 366
Mixed 357
SusWrite 365
82% 362 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 73
4K Mixed 50.4
162% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 247
181% 237 MB/s
399GB free
Firmware: 0209
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 342 355 354 358 360 MB/s
Read 350
Write 355
Mixed 341
SusWrite 353
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 50.7
164% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 238
174% 227 MB/s
61GB free
Firmware: 0209
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 143 138 133 133 132 MB/s
Read 399
Write 388
Mixed 384
SusWrite 164
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 36.4
4K Mixed 32.7
108% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 140
103% 135 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: 1507
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 324 338 334 339 334 MB/s
Read 348
Write 325
Mixed 345
SusWrite 317
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 24.6
78% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 130
99% 133 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,508,986 SSDs tested.

Typical SSK 500GB Builds (Compare 1,746 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Precision WorkStation T7500

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