Average Bench: 358% (8th of 1058)

Based on 3,428 user benchmarks.  Model: Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP2000GM30002

Outstanding average bench

The Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP2000GM30002 2TB averaged 257.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP2000GM30002 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,120MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 2,823MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP2000GM30002 2TB is 303%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Seagate FireCuda 520 SSD ZP2000GM30002 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 46.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 178MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,428 samples)
Min Avg Max
809 Read 1,806 2,219
1,392 Write 2,823 3,728
638 Mixed 1,836 2,246
693 SusWrite 2,523 3976
510% 2,247 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.7 4K Read 46.2 57.3
80.4 4K Write 178 252
49.2 4K Mixed 74.4 90.3
260% 99.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
757 DQ Read 1,313 1688
184 DQ Write 994 1,505
250 DQ Mixed 1,120 1,582
847% 1,142 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
378GB free
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3636 3704 3659 3650 2577 904 MB/s
Read 1,976
Write 3,400
Mixed 2,082
SusWrite 3,022
596% 2,620 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 69
230% 82.5 MB/s
DQ Read 912
DQ Write 738
DQ Mixed 811
611% 820 MB/s
1.5TB free
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3168 3069 3085 2976 2933 3039 MB/s
Read 2,008
Write 2,624
Mixed 1,956
SusWrite 3,045
546% 2,408 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 63.5
205% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,533
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 258
332% 637 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3157 3293 3307 3411 2743 3219 MB/s
Read 2,023
Write 3,210
Mixed 2,085
SusWrite 3,188
597% 2,627 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 62.1
201% 71.5 MB/s
DQ Read 553
DQ Write 376
DQ Mixed 481
354% 470 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2223 2214 2559 2517 2578 2584 MB/s
Read 1,811
Write 2,429
Mixed 1,840
SusWrite 2,446
483% 2,131 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 72.3
240% 91 MB/s
DQ Read 1,289
DQ Write 982
DQ Mixed 1,117
840% 1,129 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3470 1472 864 868 775 908 MB/s
Read 2,130
Write 3502
Mixed 2,122
SusWrite 1,393
517% 2,287 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 79.4
278% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,327
DQ Write 973
DQ Mixed 1,146
857% 1,148 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: STNSC014
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2105 2211 2253 2307 2308 2297 MB/s
Read 1,545
Write 2,135
Mixed 1,544
SusWrite 2,247
424% 1,867 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 63.2
206% 74.9 MB/s
DQ Read 829
DQ Write 597
DQ Mixed 720
536% 715 MB/s
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Typical FireCuda 520 SSD ZP2000GM30002 2TB Builds (Compare 9,095 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 152%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 175%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO (WI-FI) - $400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $2,235

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 Comments

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3 months ago.

this is an NVME drive, not a standard SSD


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