Average Bench: 259% (1st of 639)

Based on 7 user benchmarks.  Device: VID 174c PID 55aa Model: CT500MX5 00SSD1
Poor: 50%Average: 259% Great: 393%

Outstanding average bench

The CT500MX5 00SSD1 500GB averaged 159.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the CT500MX5 00SSD1 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 57.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 47.6MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the CT500MX5 00SSD1 500GB is 343%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the CT500MX5 00SSD1 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 314MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.6 Read 314 490
30.4 Write 295 464
33.1 Mixed 287 448
34.4 SusWrite 283 448
400% 295 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 25.1 34.2
11.3 4K Write 47.6 76
10.6 4K Mixed 32.5 47.3
2,819% 35.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 DQ Read 27.7 37.8
13.4 DQ Write 57.9 91.9
12.3 DQ Mixed 35.8 52.3
3,293% 40.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest USB (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 427 452 461 461 460 MB/s
Read 468
Write 439
Mixed 417
SusWrite 448
602% 443 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 45.8
4,054% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 36.7
DQ Write 85.9
DQ Mixed 50
4,758% 57.5 MB/s
376GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 435 436 449 450 450 MB/s
Read 461
Write 433
Mixed 424
SusWrite 440
598% 439 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 45.3
3,927% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 37.8
DQ Write 86.8
DQ Mixed 49.2
4,766% 57.9 MB/s
320GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 32 31 31 33 34 MB/s
Read 36
Write 30
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 31.8
44% 32.7 MB/s
4K Read 8.4
4K Write 9.2
4K Mixed 8.6
637% 8.73 MB/s
DQ Read 10.3
DQ Write 12.2
DQ Mixed 12
861% 11.5 MB/s
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