Average Bench: 73.9% (578th of 1058)

Based on 20,509 user benchmarks.  Model: CT1000BX500SSD1

Good average bench

The CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB averaged 26.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 72.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB is 58.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 24.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 161MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,509 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 480 514
308 Write 410 462
27.5 Mixed 342 421
116 SusWrite 274 455
84.3% 376 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 26.3 33.4
16.4 4K Write 72.9 116
0.3 4K Mixed 17.3 27.1
101% 38.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
108 DQ Read 161 247
21.6 DQ Write 228 347
0.4 DQ Mixed 24.3 38.4
66.1% 138 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 436 435 436 436 440 MB/s
Read 509
Write 424
Mixed 407
SusWrite 438
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 91.9
4K Mixed 26.4
126% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 37
65% 127 MB/s
896GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 431 437 437 437 437 MB/s
Read 496
Write 435
Mixed 405
SusWrite 427
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 20.6
98% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 34.7
84% 170 MB/s
715GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 52 50 229 54 51 MB/s
Read 511
Write 451
Mixed 419
SusWrite 143
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 26.3
144% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 36.1
85% 170 MB/s
899GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 41 27 280 280 22 MB/s
Read 462
Write 410
Mixed 393
SusWrite 158
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 23.4
129% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 37.6
86% 172 MB/s
841GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 350 360 283 25 25 MB/s
Read 469
Write 363
Mixed 372
SusWrite 206
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 51.7
4K Mixed 20.5
91% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 35.5
100% 213 MB/s
512GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 270 266 248 214 243 MB/s
Read 366
Write 352
Mixed 328
SusWrite 254
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 69.4
4K Mixed 23.4
106% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 36.3
64% 123 MB/s
740GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 144 26 84 329 22 MB/s
Read 429
Write 380
Mixed 346
SusWrite 138
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 17.9
91% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 35.9
85% 172 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,076,815 SSDs tested.

Typical CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB Builds (Compare 36,818 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $551

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