Average Bench: 49.9% (309th of 1015)

Based on 92 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Below average average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 748GB averaged 50.1% 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 0.72MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.55MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 748GB is 41.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 748GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 50.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 79.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 92 samples)
Min Avg Max
43.1 Read 86.7 129
34.5 Write 79.2 120
23.2 Mixed 50.9 80.7
40.1 SusWrite 86.8 124
55.7% 75.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.63 0.9
0.8 4K Write 1.55 2.5
0.5 4K Mixed 0.72 1
135% 0.97 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
384GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 121 105 104 106 109 MB/s
Read 105
Write 103
Mixed 60
SusWrite 110
69% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
524GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 86 88 87 88 87 MB/s
Read 85.3
Write 86.5
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 86.8
58% 79.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
198% 1.43 MB/s
656GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 76 77 76 76 77 MB/s
Read 72.8
Write 73.7
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 76
49% 66.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
118% 0.83 MB/s
272GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 63 64 64 65 64 MB/s
Read 63.5
Write 65.2
Mixed 44
SusWrite 64
44% 59.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
103% 0.77 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,164,774 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 748GB Builds (Compare 8,055 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3H - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $490

Popular Storage Space Device 748GB compatible motherboards:

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