Average Bench: 45.5% (395th of 1015)

Based on 412 user benchmarks.  Model: ADATA XPG EX500

Below average average bench

The Adata XPG EX500 1TB averaged 54.4% 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 0.57MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.92MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Adata XPG EX500 1TB is 57.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Adata XPG EX500 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 46.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 76.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 412 samples)
Min Avg Max
17 Read 79.5 137
18.4 Write 76.3 135
17.3 Mixed 46.3 93.9
24.5 SusWrite 79.5 129
51.7% 70.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 0.67 1.6
0.4 4K Write 1.92 5.2
0.16 4K Mixed 0.57 0.9
127% 1.05 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
35GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 128 134 134 135 135 MB/s
Read 148
Write 153
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 133
89% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 6.1
4K Mixed 0.6
242% 2.73 MB/s
487GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 132 136 133 134 132 MB/s
Read 136
Write 123
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 133
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
120% 1 MB/s
380GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 105 104 104 101 100 MB/s
Read 105
Write 99.4
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 103
62% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
124% 0.87 MB/s
355GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 86 87 87 87 87 MB/s
Read 81.6
Write 84
Mixed 32.4
SusWrite 86.7
52% 71.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
83GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 63 63 63 65 63 MB/s
Read 89.9
Write 87.4
Mixed 51.6
SusWrite 63.1
54% 73 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
781GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 45 65 51 61 67 MB/s
Read 54.5
Write 58.2
Mixed 31.9
SusWrite 57.2
37% 50.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
94% 0.73 MB/s
560GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 40 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Read 36.5
Write 35
Mixed 26
SusWrite 40
25% 34.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
491GB free
Firmware: 9301
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 25 28 28 29 29 MB/s
Read 25.6
Write 28.5
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 26.9
19% 25.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.93 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,582,874 HDDs tested.

Typical XPG EX500 1TB Builds (Compare 2,601 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 81FV

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