Average Bench: 194% (91st of 1058)

Based on 663 user benchmarks.  Model: 1TB PCS PCIe M.2 SSD

Outstanding average bench

The 1TB PCS PCIe M.2 SSD 1TB averaged 94.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the 1TB PCS PCIe M.2 SSD 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 428MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 698MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 1TB PCS PCIe M.2 SSD 1TB is 130%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the 1TB PCS PCIe M.2 SSD 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 23.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 41.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 663 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,094 Read 1,419 1,911
486 Write 1,281 1,607
295 Mixed 875 1,105
332 SusWrite 930 1,573
252% 1,126 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.5 4K Read 41.8 51.3
46.1 4K Write 134 204
13.6 4K Mixed 23.3 29.1
164% 66.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
534 DQ Read 808 940
92.9 DQ Write 698 1,057
153 DQ Mixed 428 538
410% 645 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
717GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0918A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1441 364 777 1713 1110 1539 MB/s
Read 1,618
Write 1,707
Mixed 1,092
SusWrite 1,157
313% 1,393 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 28.6
211% 87.6 MB/s
DQ Read 863
DQ Write 957
DQ Mixed 559
518% 793 MB/s
745GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0214B0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1343 475 84 142 924 415 MB/s
Read 1,441
Write 1,332
Mixed 956
SusWrite 564
240% 1,073 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 28.5
197% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 893
DQ Write 677
DQ Mixed 515
458% 695 MB/s
252GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0918A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 353 422 322 190 760 493 MB/s
Read 1,207
Write 1,408
Mixed 628
SusWrite 424
205% 916 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 25.4
171% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 797
DQ Write 723
DQ Mixed 471
433% 664 MB/s
338GB free
Firmware: S1111A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1158 1065 490 322 307 413 MB/s
Read 1,397
Write 1,397
Mixed 915
SusWrite 626
243% 1,084 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 22.5
132% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 896
DQ Write 93.3
DQ Mixed 174
208% 388 MB/s
364GB free
Firmware: S1111A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1050 1057 555 75 731 187 MB/s
Read 1,354
Write 1,227
Mixed 891
SusWrite 609
228% 1,020 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 62.1
4K Mixed 19.6
124% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 896
DQ Write 79.5
DQ Mixed 159
199% 378 MB/s
378GB free
Firmware: S1111A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 943 961 920 872 295 334 MB/s
Read 1190
Write 924
Mixed 783
SusWrite 721
202% 904 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 13.8
97% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 890
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 96.6
172% 363 MB/s
378GB free
Firmware: S1111A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 938 925 923 785 238 242 MB/s
Read 1,267
Write 914
Mixed 772
SusWrite 675
202% 907 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 15.2
94% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 894
DQ Write 97.6
DQ Mixed 123
184% 371 MB/s
358GB free
Firmware: S1111A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 882 936 772 286 373 265 MB/s
Read 1,174
Write 958
Mixed 684
SusWrite 586
190% 850 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 13.2
93% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 897
DQ Write 82.9
DQ Mixed 173
207% 384 MB/s
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Typical PCS PCIe M.2 SSD 1TB Builds (Compare 1,059 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

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