Average Bench: 196% (89th of 1058)

Based on 3,733 user benchmarks.  Model: Lexar 500GB SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Lexar 500GB SSD 500GB averaged 96.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Lexar 500GB SSD 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,617MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 216MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Lexar 500GB SSD 500GB is 135%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Lexar 500GB SSD 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 787MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,733 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,043 Read 1,617 1,924
230 Write 1,167 1,563
162 Mixed 823 1,183
213 SusWrite 787 1,444
245% 1,098 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.4 4K Read 49 57.9
45.8 4K Write 135 198
16.3 4K Mixed 38.6 52.3
195% 74.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
180 DQ Read 515 902
88.8 DQ Write 643 1,000
54.1 DQ Mixed 216 652
264% 458 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V2.1.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1026 1295 1452 1473 1369 375 MB/s
Read 1,936
Write 1450
Mixed 950
SusWrite 1165
307% 1375 MB/s
4K Read 56
4K Write 168
4K Mixed 45.5
232% 89.7 MB/s
DQ Read 449
DQ Write 816
DQ Mixed 64.6
210% 443 MB/s
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V2.1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1360 1384 1438 1474 1301 1422 MB/s
Read 1,685
Write 1,273
Mixed 893
SusWrite 1,396
294% 1,312 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 37.8
181% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 381
DQ Mixed 64.5
137% 278 MB/s
293GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 854 702 616 477 361 220 MB/s
Read 1,646
Write 1566
Mixed 1,190
SusWrite 538
276% 1,235 MB/s
4K Read 51.1
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 51.5
238% 93.6 MB/s
DQ Read 898
DQ Write 776
DQ Mixed 640
533% 771 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V1.0.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 518 354 361 362 365 365 MB/s
Read 1,600
Write 1,368
Mixed 998
SusWrite 387
243% 1,088 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 43.9
220% 84.3 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 701
DQ Mixed 65.9
182% 377 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V2.1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 562 339 348 339 367 367 MB/s
Read 1,810
Write 1,382
Mixed 978
SusWrite 387
253% 1,139 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 38.1
207% 80.7 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 602
DQ Mixed 63.8
143% 281 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 526 472 204 487 199 106 MB/s
Read 1,444
Write 644
Mixed 1097
SusWrite 332
195% 879 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 27.1
170% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 882
DQ Write 624
DQ Mixed 650
513% 718 MB/s
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 486 291 110 617 487 65 MB/s
Read 664
Write 580
Mixed 590
SusWrite 343
122% 544 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 47.6
207% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 770
DQ Write 374
DQ Mixed 161
229% 435 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: S0614B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 58 36 77 37 77 MB/s
Read 379
Write 104
Mixed 32.3
SusWrite 69.1
32% 146 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 16.1
4K Mixed 7.9
83% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 23.7
DQ Mixed 16.2
59% 141 MB/s
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Typical 500GB SSD 500GB Builds (Compare 6,385 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 49%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B450M DS3H WIFI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $490

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