Average Bench: 59.3% (199th of 1015)

Based on 175 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Average average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 499GB averaged 40.6% 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 0.83MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.82MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 499GB is 67.3%. 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 55.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 98.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 175 samples)
Min Avg Max
53 Read 108 178
35.5 Write 98.7 162
29 Mixed 55.6 96
37.7 SusWrite 98.7 172
66.1% 90.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.72 1.12
0.9 4K Write 1.82 2.9
0.5 4K Mixed 0.83 1.1
156% 1.12 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
167GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 161 161 166 166 168 MB/s
Read 164
Write 127
Mixed 96
SusWrite 164
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 121 122 121 122 122 MB/s
Read 118
Write 116
Mixed 68
SusWrite 121
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
374GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 104 103 104 104 104 MB/s
Read 106
Write 73.5
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 104
62% 84.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.2 MB/s
461GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 84 81 83 85 85 MB/s
Read 118
Write 110
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 83.1
68% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
237GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 103 104 101 103 101 MB/s
Read 97.2
Write 99.5
Mixed 66.3
SusWrite 102
67% 91.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
464GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 32 33 34 38 47 MB/s
Read 142
Write 39.2
Mixed 38.6
SusWrite 36.4
47% 64 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 106 99 93 107 106 MB/s
Read 69.5
Write 72.2
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 103
55% 74.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
464GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 65 67 67 66 67 MB/s
Read 62.8
Write 66
Mixed 44.7
SusWrite 65.7
44% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,797,635 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 499GB Builds (Compare 12,755 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO (MS-7A71) - $114

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,144

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