Average Bench: 215% (77th of 1058)

Based on 1,619 user benchmarks.  Model: 512GB PCS PCIe M.2 SSD

Outstanding average bench

The 512gb PCS PCIe M.2 SSD 512GB averaged 115.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the 512gb PCS PCIe M.2 SSD 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 492MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,749MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 512gb PCS PCIe M.2 SSD 512GB is 159%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the 512gb PCS PCIe M.2 SSD 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 28.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 879MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,619 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,027 Read 1,749 2,270
507 Write 1,423 1,743
213 Mixed 1,013 1,283
304 SusWrite 879 1,707
283% 1,266 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.9 4K Read 49.5 59.5
68.7 4K Write 158 208
16.2 4K Mixed 28.1 34.4
195% 78.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
620 DQ Read 823 969
142 DQ Write 795 1,036
157 DQ Mixed 492 652
457% 703 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T1106A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1504 1564 1578 1565 1594 1589 MB/s
Read 2,130
Write 1,625
Mixed 1,259
SusWrite 1,566
368% 1,645 MB/s
4K Read 59.5
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 32.7
226% 90.2 MB/s
DQ Read 965
DQ Write 909
DQ Mixed 630
557% 835 MB/s
402GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T1106A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1463 1442 1511 1509 1481 1471 MB/s
Read 2,190
Write 1,692
Mixed 1271
SusWrite 1,479
371% 1,658 MB/s
4K Read 51.6
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 30.4
208% 84.7 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 922
DQ Mixed 652
570% 846 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: T1202A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1494 1699 1698 1698 1698 1699 MB/s
Read 2,097
Write 1,712
Mixed 1,267
SusWrite 1,664
378% 1685 MB/s
4K Read 55
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 32.5
201% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 872
DQ Write 611
DQ Mixed 631
501% 705 MB/s
337GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T1106A0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1590 1721 536 205 217 186 MB/s
Read 2,201
Write 1,746
Mixed 1,283
SusWrite 742
333% 1,493 MB/s
4K Read 57.9
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 34
222% 87.7 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 850
DQ Mixed 630
548% 815 MB/s
222GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0918A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 405 228 308 253 270 MB/s
Read 1681
Write 1,598
Mixed 1,074
SusWrite 298
259% 1,163 MB/s
4K Read 53
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 29.9
220% 91.4 MB/s
DQ Read 717
DQ Write 1039
DQ Mixed 291
384% 682 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,509,724 SSDs tested.

Typical PCS PCIe M.2 SSD 512GB Builds (Compare 926 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

System: PC Vortex ST-S

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $869

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