Average Bench: 133% (160th of 1058)

Based on 6,281 user benchmarks.  Model: Lexar 512GB SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Lexar 512GB SSD 512GB averaged 32.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Lexar 512GB SSD 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 236MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 776MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Lexar 512GB SSD 512GB is 262%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Lexar 512GB SSD 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 568MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 608MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,281 samples)
Min Avg Max
356 Read 786 1,982
247 Write 776 2,316
233 Mixed 608 1,791
150 SusWrite 568 1,927
154% 685 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 37.9 69.6
34.8 4K Write 97.1 188
17.7 4K Mixed 41.6 80.7
162% 58.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
149 DQ Read 397 1,012
86 DQ Write 383 968
31.2 DQ Mixed 236 705
220% 339 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.7.2.16
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2611 2749 2747 2770 975 588 MB/s
Read 1,526
Write 2,790
Mixed 1,853
SusWrite 2,073
469% 2,061 MB/s
4K Read 68.7
4K Write 321
4K Mixed 113
419% 168 MB/s
DQ Read 782
DQ Write 1,445
DQ Mixed 1,132
854% 1,120 MB/s
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V1.2.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2034 2150 2181 2180 1462 940 MB/s
Read 1,894
Write 2,208
Mixed 1,660
SusWrite 1,824
428% 1,897 MB/s
4K Read 72.3
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 78.3
303% 109 MB/s
DQ Read 964
DQ Write 1,025
DQ Mixed 92.2
318% 694 MB/s
332GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V1.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2020 2118 2085 2178 856 327 MB/s
Read 1,227
Write 2,158
Mixed 1,433
SusWrite 1,597
364% 1,604 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 67.2
235% 80.7 MB/s
DQ Read 750
DQ Write 867
DQ Mixed 764
588% 793 MB/s
370GB free
Firmware: SN07373
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 371 366 369 366 350 MB/s
Read 371
Write 404
Mixed 374
SusWrite 368
86% 379 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 36.3
132% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 293
212% 274 MB/s
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN07373
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 340 318 311 329 335 MB/s
Read 415
Write 384
Mixed 350
SusWrite 337
84% 372 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 38.1
131% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 276
200% 257 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 249 262 260 264 264 MB/s
Read 481
Write 430
Mixed 367
SusWrite 267
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 25
132% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 31.5
74% 153 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 324 250 183 114 110 MB/s
Read 372
Write 343
Mixed 298
SusWrite 178
67% 298 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 41.3
4K Mixed 16.5
74% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 91.4
DQ Mixed 30.6
52% 105 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,171,492 SSDs tested.

Typical 512GB SSD 512GB Builds (Compare 8,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asrock B450M/ac

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $790

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