Average Bench: 90.2% (316th of 1058)

Based on 9,637 user benchmarks.  Model: SHGS31-500GS-2

Excellent average bench

The SHGS31-500GS-2 500GB averaged just 9.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SHGS31-500GS-2 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 305MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SHGS31-500GS-2 500GB is 41%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SHGS31-500GS-2 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 285MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 386MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,637 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 466 513
288 Write 428 486
250 Mixed 386 431
166 SusWrite 285 340
87.9% 391 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 26.3 33.7
44.3 4K Write 80.8 106
20.8 4K Mixed 36.3 47.6
129% 47.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
214 DQ Read 343 384
143 DQ Write 299 356
94.5 DQ Mixed 305 368
233% 315 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 276 286 282 328 284 MB/s
Read 513
Write 482
Mixed 434
SusWrite 313
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 48.6
169% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 367
276% 368 MB/s
54GB free
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 422 267 227 96 114 MB/s
Read 516
Write 488
Mixed 432
SusWrite 269
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 50.1
175% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 367
276% 369 MB/s
251GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 424 287 287 289 286 MB/s
Read 515
Write 481
Mixed 429
SusWrite 341
99% 442 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 39.9
147% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 367
276% 369 MB/s
101GB free
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 344 311 287 251 257 MB/s
Read 503
Write 319
Mixed 418
SusWrite 307
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 43.5
147% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 348
262% 351 MB/s
257GB free
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 477 422 286 286 288 287 MB/s
Read 509
Write 482
Mixed 424
SusWrite 341
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 38
137% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
279GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 258 244 219 210 216 MB/s
Read 494
Write 489
Mixed 426
SusWrite 260
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 40.4
147% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 366
276% 369 MB/s
89GB free
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 240 236 240 409 255 MB/s
Read 454
Write 454
Mixed 409
SusWrite 278
90% 398 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 40.6
136% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
299GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 422 287 289 282 287 MB/s
Read 441
Write 430
Mixed 393
SusWrite 339
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 30.1
108% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 338
255% 342 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 367 232 124 106 114 MB/s
Read 484
Write 436
Mixed 409
SusWrite 225
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 37.6
132% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 199
150% 201 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,071,775 SSDs tested.

Typical SHGS31-500GS-2 500GB Builds (Compare 116,202 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $891

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