Average Bench: 58.5% (209th of 1015)

Based on 1,628 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Average average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB averaged 41.4% 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 1.7MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB is 64.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 498GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 54MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 95.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,628 samples)
Min Avg Max
50 Read 104 169
26.1 Write 95.5 154
23.2 Mixed 54 78.7
31.7 SusWrite 100 157
64.7% 88.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.64 1
0.8 4K Write 1.7 2.8
0.4 4K Mixed 0.78 1.1
145% 1.04 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
316GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 129 128 131 131 130 MB/s
Read 143
Write 132
Mixed 65
SusWrite 129
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
162% 1.3 MB/s
316GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 129 127 128 128 126 MB/s
Read 133
Write 137
Mixed 71
SusWrite 128
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.37 MB/s
464GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 126 126 127 127 126 MB/s
Read 123
Write 120
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 125
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
287GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 106 107 106 107 107 MB/s
Read 114
Write 93.3
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 106
70% 95 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 87 87 86 87 88 MB/s
Read 99.9
Write 80.4
Mixed 57.6
SusWrite 86.1
60% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.43 MB/s
464GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 90 90 90 90 MB/s
Read 89
Write 91.5
Mixed 49
SusWrite 90.1
59% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,990,628 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 498GB Builds (Compare 25,353 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Gigabyte X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $629

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