Average Bench: 326% (17th of 1058)

Based on 9,598 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP1000GM30002

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP1000GM30002 1TB averaged 225.7% 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 1,192MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,970MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP1000GM30002 1TB is 313%. 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 48.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 75.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,598 samples)
Min Avg Max
713 Read 1,731 2,255
1,414 Write 2,970 3,794
673 Mixed 1,727 2,293
636 SusWrite 1,931 3,942
474% 2,090 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.9 4K Read 48.2 58.7
96.2 4K Write 194 296
47.9 4K Mixed 75.3 97.9
272% 106 MB/s
Min Avg Max
901 DQ Read 1,423 2,053
511 DQ Write 1,052 1,687
657 DQ Mixed 1,192 1886
903% 1,222 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
635GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2188 2331 2292 2433 2440 2441 MB/s
Read 1,805
Write 2,308
Mixed 1,863
SusWrite 2,354
472% 2,082 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 68.7
232% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 1,399
DQ Write 1,082
DQ Mixed 1,250
932% 1,244 MB/s
529GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC016
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3329 3358 1559 963 959 952 MB/s
Read 2,024
Write 3,718
Mixed 2,261
SusWrite 1,853
559% 2,464 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 219
4K Mixed 88.9
308% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 1,349
DQ Write 1,043
DQ Mixed 1,171
883% 1,188 MB/s
302GB free
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3851 1775 945 927 924 915 MB/s
Read 2,003
Write 3729
Mixed 2,245
SusWrite 1,556
540% 2,383 MB/s
4K Read 50.1
4K Write 243
4K Mixed 92.2
323% 128 MB/s
DQ Read 1,513
DQ Write 1,130
DQ Mixed 1,328
991% 1,324 MB/s
894GB free
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2373 2407 2419 2423 2407 2417 MB/s
Read 1,796
Write 2,200
Mixed 1,713
SusWrite 2,408
460% 2,029 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 68.6
216% 82.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,056
DQ Write 851
DQ Mixed 944
709% 950 MB/s
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNLC012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2073 705 812 850 777 610 MB/s
Read 1,755
Write 3,329
Mixed 1,978
SusWrite 971
455% 2,008 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 216
4K Mixed 81.1
297% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,558
DQ Write 1205
DQ Mixed 1,455
1,068% 1,406 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 903 849 481 544 540 507 MB/s
Read 705
Write 1995
Mixed 679
SusWrite 638
229% 1,004 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 55.8
204% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,035
DQ Write 836
DQ Mixed 869
669% 913 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,071,253 SSDs tested.

Typical FireCuda 520 SSD ZP1000GM30002 1TB Builds (Compare 1,893 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 136%
UFO

Motherboard: Asrock B550M/ac

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $785

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