Average Bench: 74.9% (561st of 1058)

Based on 16,741 user benchmarks.  Model: CT1000BX500SSD1

Good average bench

The CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB averaged 25.1% 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 26.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 72.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB is 56.7%. 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 25.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 160MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,741 samples)
Min Avg Max
382 Read 481 514
315 Write 408 464
26.1 Mixed 338 421
118 SusWrite 284 458
84.7% 378 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.7 4K Read 26.2 33.7
15.7 4K Write 72.2 116
0.4 4K Mixed 17.7 27
101% 38.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
109 DQ Read 160 235
25.5 DQ Write 241 347
0.4 DQ Mixed 25.2 38.3
68.2% 142 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
693GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 52 51 278 53 51 MB/s
Read 516
Write 465
Mixed 420
SusWrite 143
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 27.6
146% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 36.9
106% 224 MB/s
689GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 328 50 50 229 52 MB/s
Read 502
Write 426
Mixed 410
SusWrite 189
85% 382 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 26.1
140% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 36.8
73% 143 MB/s
931GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 444 442 445 442 448 MB/s
Read 508
Write 434
Mixed 407
SusWrite 445
101% 448 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 15.7
72% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 35.7
82% 163 MB/s
862GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 346 354 302 325 347 MB/s
Read 363
Write 370
Mixed 345
SusWrite 336
80% 354 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 20
97% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 27.3
65% 131 MB/s
689GB free
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 80 49 128 52 50 MB/s
Read 452
Write 392
Mixed 383
SusWrite 127
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 16.5
84% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 36.6
76% 151 MB/s
713GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M6CR030
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 18 224 356 19 22 MB/s
Read 407
Write 251
Mixed 318
SusWrite 112
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 38.3
4K Mixed 14
64% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 1.1
36% 86.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,198,271 SSDs tested.

Typical CT1000BX500SSD1 1TB Builds (Compare 33,569 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 - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $566

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