Average Bench: 170% (121st of 1058)

Based on 9,240 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD

Outstanding average bench

The Gigabyte GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD 256GB averaged 70.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Gigabyte GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 634MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 713MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD 256GB is 135%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Gigabyte GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 440MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,030MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,240 samples)
Min Avg Max
405 Read 1,030 1,349
242 Write 1,037 1,623
297 Mixed 936 1,324
164 SusWrite 440 978
193% 861 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.5 4K Read 47 58.2
69.4 4K Write 153 249
28.2 4K Mixed 63.2 85.6
233% 87.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
345 DQ Read 672 1,174
186 DQ Write 713 1,224
224 DQ Mixed 634 990
493% 673 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 1.6 11 25 31 24 MB/s
Read 4,584
Write 28.3
Mixed 52
SusWrite 17.7
243% 1,171 MB/s
4K Read 333
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 4.4
512% 113 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFMD1.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 895 671 362 362 364 361 MB/s
Read 965
Write 1,638
Mixed 1,185
SusWrite 503
243% 1,073 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 80.1
276% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,520
DQ Write 1,165
DQ Mixed 1,170
922% 1,285 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFMD1.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1536 440 445 435 449 406 MB/s
Read 1221
Write 1,636
Mixed 1,355
SusWrite 618
273% 1,208 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 69.3
244% 90.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,128
DQ Write 895
DQ Mixed 1,029
765% 1,017 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFMD1.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1387 363 366 366 368 367 MB/s
Read 1,170
Write 1,668
Mixed 1,319
SusWrite 536
265% 1,173 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 150
4K Mixed 67.5
236% 87.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,148
DQ Write 779
DQ Mixed 962
718% 963 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 259 243 255 253 256 MB/s
Read 1,279
Write 1,013
Mixed 1,073
SusWrite 279
203% 911 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 77.2
258% 94.2 MB/s
DQ Read 959
DQ Write 873
DQ Mixed 861
661% 898 MB/s
0GB free
Firmware: EDFM20E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 971 893 214 215 213 212 MB/s
Read 1,022
Write 843
Mixed 1,011
SusWrite 453
187% 832 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 73.3
251% 91.3 MB/s
DQ Read 779
DQ Write 1,019
DQ Mixed 771
618% 856 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM60.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1145 356 175 177 183 180 MB/s
Read 1,056
Write 1,220
Mixed 1,038
SusWrite 369
207% 921 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 45.9
206% 78.3 MB/s
DQ Read 44.7
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 69.2
60% 85.6 MB/s
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Typical GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD 256GB Builds (Compare 50,209 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B450 AORUS ELITE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $628

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