Average Bench: 193% (104th of 1072)

Based on 3,097 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate BarraCuda 510 SSD ZP500CM30001

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate BarraCuda 510 SSD ZP500CM30001 500GB averaged 93.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate BarraCuda 510 SSD ZP500CM30001 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 930MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,142MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate BarraCuda 510 SSD ZP500CM30001 500GB is 164%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate BarraCuda 510 SSD ZP500CM30001 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 779MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 40.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,097 samples)
Min Avg Max
441 Read 1,012 1,613
893 Write 1,771 2,381
240 Mixed 990 1,679
386 SusWrite 779 1,417
258% 1,138 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.7 4K Read 40.5 50.7
61.5 4K Write 126 181
25.7 4K Mixed 53.4 71.3
196% 73.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
673 DQ Read 1,142 1,616
306 DQ Write 888 1,322
326 DQ Mixed 930 1,407
719% 987 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
463GB free
Firmware: STPSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2076 2016 1983 1083 760 760 MB/s
Read 1,341
Write 1,652
Mixed 1,467
SusWrite 1,446
334% 1,476 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 63.1
4K Mixed 40.1
127% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,343
DQ Write 2,079
DQ Mixed 1,443
1,168% 1,622 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STPSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 801 581 571 640 595 515 MB/s
Read 581
Write 1,782
Mixed 401
SusWrite 617
192% 845 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 36
112% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,084
DQ Write 1,064
DQ Mixed 1,198
866% 1,115 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: STPSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 575 290 50 46 52 33 MB/s
Read 186
Write 1,201
Mixed 345
SusWrite 174
109% 477 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 35.9
132% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 688
DQ Write 436
DQ Mixed 575
425% 566 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,598,672 SSDs tested

Typical BarraCuda 510 SSD ZP500CM30001 500GB Builds (Compare 143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 173%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 172%
UFO

System: Alphasync 1129746

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $906

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