Average Bench: 337% (14th of 1058)

Based on 5,155 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP1000GM30002

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP1000GM30002 1TB averaged 236.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP1000GM30002 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,125MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,986MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP1000GM30002 1TB is 307%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP1000GM30002 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 46.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 177MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,155 samples)
Min Avg Max
805 Read 1,828 2,260
1,559 Write 2,986 3,785
701 Mixed 1,857 2,290
763 SusWrite 2,175 4,016
502% 2,211 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.5 4K Read 46.6 57.8
91.6 4K Write 177 238
50.8 4K Mixed 75.4 91.8
261% 99.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
785 DQ Read 1,262 1,545
531 DQ Write 997 1,360
578 DQ Mixed 1,125 1,455
843% 1,128 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
827GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3806 3926 3960 3972 3990 4001 MB/s
Read 2,135
Write 3,439
Mixed 2,223
SusWrite 3,943
668% 2935 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 201
4K Mixed 83.4
287% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1301
DQ Write 1,075
DQ Mixed 1,229
909% 1,202 MB/s
712GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2621 3934 3941 3963 3962 3960 MB/s
Read 2,253
Write 3,633
Mixed 2,251
SusWrite 3,730
674% 2,967 MB/s
4K Read 50.3
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 84.3
279% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,327
DQ Write 853
DQ Mixed 404
486% 862 MB/s
887GB free
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3614 3771 3787 3782 3781 3785 MB/s
Read 2,058
Write 3264
Mixed 2,220
SusWrite 3,753
642% 2,824 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 76.2
257% 93.7 MB/s
DQ Read 983
DQ Write 939
DQ Mixed 947
715% 956 MB/s
756GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3845 3962 1606 971 973 969 MB/s
Read 2061
Write 3,562
Mixed 2,292
SusWrite 2,054
565% 2,492 MB/s
4K Read 52.2
4K Write 231
4K Mixed 80.4
304% 121 MB/s
DQ Read 1,454
DQ Write 1179
DQ Mixed 1322
988% 1,318 MB/s
718GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2662 1563 951 970 943 961 MB/s
Read 1,910
Write 2,622
Mixed 2,015
SusWrite 1,342
446% 1972 MB/s
4K Read 51.2
4K Write 223
4K Mixed 91.6
313% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,181
DQ Write 913
DQ Mixed 1,065
792% 1,053 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1164 362 450 540 573 575 MB/s
Read 499
Write 2,330
Mixed 670
SusWrite 611
235% 1,028 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 218
4K Mixed 61.3
251% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,456
DQ Write 935
DQ Mixed 1,083
838% 1,158 MB/s
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Typical FireCuda 520 SSD ZP1000GM30002 1TB Builds (Compare 816 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 137%
UFO

Motherboard: Asrock B550M/ac

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $805

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