Average Bench: 59.8% (194th of 1015)

Based on 2,965 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Average average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB averaged 40.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 0.78MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.72MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB is 52.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 55.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 97MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,965 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.4 Read 105 160
44.1 Write 97 153
25.2 Mixed 55.5 82.5
46.8 SusWrite 103 158
66.1% 90.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.7 1.3
0.8 4K Write 1.72 2.7
0.44 4K Mixed 0.78 1.1
147% 1.06 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
231GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 158 165 167 166 164 MB/s
Read 177
Write 168
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 164
98% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
188GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 128 122 120 116 116 MB/s
Read 118
Write 108
Mixed 65.8
SusWrite 121
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.17 MB/s
146GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 115 115 114 112 116 MB/s
Read 110
Write 107
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 115
72% 98.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
132% 0.83 MB/s
164GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 109 115 114 108 110 MB/s
Read 108
Write 101
Mixed 68.6
SusWrite 111
72% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.23 MB/s
355GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 98 101 96 99 99 MB/s
Read 112
Write 106
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 99.5
71% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
438GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 102 102 103 104 104 MB/s
Read 106
Write 105
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 103
70% 95.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.83 MB/s
136GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 114 103 87 96 97 MB/s
Read 79.8
Write 127
Mixed 55.9
SusWrite 102
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.3
131% 1.1 MB/s
150GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 75 83 98 96 81 MB/s
Read 93
Write 85.8
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 84.9
61% 83.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
361GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 95 94 95 94 95 MB/s
Read 68.6
Write 71.5
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 93.8
49% 67.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.23 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,138,173 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 498GB Builds (Compare 41,502 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $63

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $510

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