Average Bench: 194% (102nd of 1072)

Based on 1,865 user benchmarks.  Model: PCIe SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Pcie SSD 500GB averaged 94.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Pcie SSD 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 681MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 826MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pcie SSD 500GB is 218%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Pcie SSD 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 759MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 45.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,865 samples)
Min Avg Max
487 Read 1,117 1,963
500 Write 1,398 2,392
276 Mixed 1,039 1,809
130 SusWrite 759 1,738
243% 1,078 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.3 4K Read 45.6 60.7
47.9 4K Write 145 274
24.3 4K Mixed 62 87
225% 84.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
350 DQ Read 701 1,429
210 DQ Write 826 1,436
145 DQ Mixed 681 1,264
536% 736 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
371GB free
Firmware: EDFMC0.0 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1113 1110 1113 1140 1015 50 MB/s
Read 1,084
Write 1,146
Mixed 1,002
SusWrite 924
234% 1,039 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 57.2
189% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 459
DQ Write 715
DQ Mixed 571
437% 582 MB/s
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFMC0.0 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 466 909 52 54 690 MB/s
Read 1,011
Write 1,146
Mixed 885
SusWrite 442
196% 871 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 67.1
226% 78.7 MB/s
DQ Read 458
DQ Write 502
DQ Mixed 579
408% 513 MB/s
429GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFMC0.0 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 803 460 41 83 922 276 MB/s
Read 760
Write 740
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 431
111% 500 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 31.5
4K Mixed 3.8
69% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 89.7
DQ Mixed 518
287% 273 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,598,471 SSDs tested

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Gaming 128%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 129%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $837

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