Average Bench: 89% (330th of 1058)

Based on 7,121 user benchmarks.  Model: SHGS31-500GS-2

Very good average bench

The SHGS31-500GS-2 500GB averaged just 10.9% 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 290MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SHGS31-500GS-2 500GB is 48.6%. 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 284MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 387MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,121 samples)
Min Avg Max
279 Read 465 514
284 Write 419 485
257 Mixed 387 433
171 SusWrite 284 341
87.3% 389 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 4K Read 26.4 33.9
35.6 4K Write 77.6 106
17.4 4K Mixed 36 48.3
127% 46.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
146 DQ Read 331 384
87.8 DQ Write 286 356
80.2 DQ Mixed 290 368
222% 302 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 266 270 259 363 275 MB/s
Read 510
Write 487
Mixed 431
SusWrite 302
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 40.4
150% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 365
275% 367 MB/s
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 295 281 312 292 288 MB/s
Read 482
Write 431
Mixed 395
SusWrite 318
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 38.9
146% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 340
256% 344 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 264 252 289 290 267 MB/s
Read 497
Write 480
Mixed 415
SusWrite 274
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 38.5
144% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 358
DQ Mixed 368
277% 370 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 420 286 288 288 286 MB/s
Read 501
Write 337
Mixed 411
SusWrite 333
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 77.8
4K Mixed 43.8
146% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 97.9
102% 167 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 266 265 258 248 295 MB/s
Read 454
Write 430
Mixed 387
SusWrite 279
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 33.2
125% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 348
263% 353 MB/s
80GB free
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 408 215 176 165 151 MB/s
Read 472
Write 381
Mixed 398
SusWrite 259
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 33.7
123% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 365
275% 367 MB/s
132GB free
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 462 380 350 285 287 MB/s
Read 514
Write 306
Mixed 347
SusWrite 337
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 32.5
98% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 109
136% 242 MB/s
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Typical SHGS31-500GS-2 500GB Builds (Compare 93,972 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $998

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