Average Bench: 55.5% (246th of 1015)

Based on 646 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Average average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 499GB averaged 44.5% 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 0.76MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.69MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 499GB is 70%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Microsoft Storage Space Device 499GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 53.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 91.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 646 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.4 Read 102 177
30.9 Write 94.8 161
21.9 Mixed 53.3 81.7
29.8 SusWrite 91.1 163
62.6% 85.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.66 1.22
0.7 4K Write 1.69 2.8
0.5 4K Mixed 0.76 1.1
143% 1.03 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
406GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 93 96 96 95 93 MB/s
Read 87
Write 83.3
Mixed 49.9
SusWrite 93.3
57% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
128% 0.93 MB/s
118GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 89 88 91 88 81 MB/s
Read 90.7
Write 91.2
Mixed 58.3
SusWrite 87.3
60% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
194% 1.37 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,660,174 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 499GB Builds (Compare 10,523 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $49

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