Average Bench: 77.3% (481st of 1026)

Based on 50 user benchmarks.  Model: 512GB PCS 2.5" SSD

Good average bench

The 512gb PCS 2.5" SSD 512GB averaged 22.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the 512gb PCS 2.5" SSD 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 81.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 512gb PCS 2.5" SSD 512GB is 55.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the 512gb PCS 2.5" SSD 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 31.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 150MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 50 samples)
Min Avg Max
89 Read 448 505
31.8 Write 368 445
22 Mixed 305 386
27.5 SusWrite 292 418
79.2% 353 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9 4K Read 26.3 36.6
14.1 4K Write 81.9 122
0.4 4K Mixed 21.6 32.8
111% 43.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
87.7 DQ Read 150 204
4.8 DQ Write 244 341
0.6 DQ Mixed 31.7 51.2
70.5% 142 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0311A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 330 411 402 409 403 MB/s
Read 492
Write 388
Mixed 371
SusWrite 374
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 29.1
128% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 48.7
90% 173 MB/s
422GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1127B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 381 387 391 390 386 MB/s
Read 483
Write 376
Mixed 364
SusWrite 380
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 26.5
127% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 29.3
66% 136 MB/s
387GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1127B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 400 394 394 393 391 MB/s
Read 407
Write 375
Mixed 329
SusWrite 390
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 24.6
118% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 37.8
82% 162 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,626,604 SSDs tested.

Typical PCS 2.5" SSD 512GB Builds (Compare 490 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

System: PC Amd Am4 Gen3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $682

Popular PCS 2.5" SSD 512GB systems:

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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