Average Bench: 76.1% (503rd of 1026)

Based on 2,748 user benchmarks.  Model: CT1000BX500SSD1

Good average bench

The CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB averaged 23.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB is 56.6%. 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 26.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 159MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,748 samples)
Min Avg Max
386 Read 481 514
326 Write 410 461
28.3 Mixed 351 420
114 SusWrite 296 455
86.2% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.5 4K Read 26.5 33.6
19.9 4K Write 74.4 116
0.4 4K Mixed 18.1 27
103% 39.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
107 DQ Read 159 243
23.8 DQ Write 235 347
0.4 DQ Mixed 26.1 38.3
67.7% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
875GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 467 458 459 458 458 457 MB/s
Read 512
Write 461
Mixed 421
SusWrite 459
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 27.6
143% 57.1 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 39.4
97% 199 MB/s
455GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 428 429 426 425 424 MB/s
Read 507
Write 427
Mixed 405
SusWrite 428
99% 442 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 26
125% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 36.9
63% 122 MB/s
553GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 431 357 29 29 285 MB/s
Read 509
Write 427
Mixed 405
SusWrite 261
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 25.9
126% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 36.7
66% 131 MB/s
537GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 414 416 407 407 392 MB/s
Read 458
Write 399
Mixed 387
SusWrite 403
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 52.6
4K Mixed 18.3
84% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 38
98% 203 MB/s
867GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 367 446 449 452 449 MB/s
Read 510
Write 445
Mixed 403
SusWrite 409
99% 442 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 37.5
4K Mixed 15.5
60% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 36.1
83% 165 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,624,668 SSDs tested.

Typical CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB Builds (Compare 40,969 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $759

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