Average Bench: 163% (140th of 1072)

Based on 10,769 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD

Outstanding average bench

The Gigabyte GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD 256GB averaged 63.1% 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 599MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 689MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD 256GB is 137%. 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 477MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 42.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,769 samples)
Min Avg Max
572 Read 1,011 1,331
241 Write 1,018 1,594
308 Mixed 918 1,289
178 SusWrite 477 1,041
192% 856 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.5 4K Read 42.3 55.8
49.5 4K Write 134 237
25.1 4K Mixed 57.9 80.9
209% 78.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
313 DQ Read 626 964
182 DQ Write 689 1,183
225 DQ Mixed 599 953
467% 638 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1161 396 269 272 270 271 MB/s
Read 1,340
Write 1,157
Mixed 1,147
SusWrite 440
228% 1,021 MB/s
4K Read 50.5
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 71.6
249% 91.4 MB/s
DQ Read 886
DQ Write 854
DQ Mixed 836
637% 858 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFMB0.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1157 363 213 212 213 213 MB/s
Read 1,306
Write 1,159
Mixed 1,128
SusWrite 395
223% 997 MB/s
4K Read 49.9
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 72.8
262% 99.7 MB/s
DQ Read 691
DQ Write 902
DQ Mixed 731
570% 775 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1050 519 316 327 327 327 MB/s
Read 1,210
Write 1,142
Mixed 1,090
SusWrite 478
220% 980 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 55.8
189% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 801
DQ Write 543
DQ Mixed 687
508% 677 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: EDFM00.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 254 309 245 272 310 MB/s
Read 712
Write 310
Mixed 358
SusWrite 282
92% 416 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 39.5
167% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 464
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 352
272% 376 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,677,518 SSDs tested

Typical GP-GSM2NE3256GNTD 256GB Builds (Compare 6,903 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H510M H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $254

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