Average Bench: 59.6% (195th of 1015)

Based on 146 user benchmarks.  Model: Microsoft Storage Space Device

Average average bench

The Microsoft Storage Space Device 499GB averaged 40.4% 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 0.84MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 1.81MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Microsoft Storage Space Device 499GB is 65.8%. 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 56.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 98.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 146 samples)
Min Avg Max
53 Read 109 178
35.4 Write 99.5 157
25.2 Mixed 56.5 98.3
38.1 SusWrite 98.7 170
66.6% 90.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.4 4K Read 0.74 1.26
0.9 4K Write 1.81 2.97
0.5 4K Mixed 0.84 1.1
158% 1.13 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
465GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 124 124 124 125 125 MB/s
Read 132
Write 125
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 124
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
465GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 122 119 123 124 123 MB/s
Read 131
Write 129
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 122
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
134% 0.83 MB/s
455GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 120 122 121 121 120 MB/s
Read 128
Write 114
Mixed 64.3
SusWrite 120
78% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
168% 1.07 MB/s
463GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 111 109 107 112 111 MB/s
Read 115
Write 107
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 109
68% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.6
104% 0.67 MB/s
458GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 109 109 112 111 112 MB/s
Read 112
Write 90.7
Mixed 41.9
SusWrite 110
65% 88.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
98% 0.6 MB/s
463GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 109 104 111 111 109 MB/s
Read 109
Write 101
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 109
66% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 104 105 100 104 104 MB/s
Read 105
Write 106
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 104
70% 95 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.9
183% 1.5 MB/s
449GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 73 78 78 77 74 MB/s
Read 78.3
Write 77
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 75.9
51% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.87 MB/s
106GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 34 34 40 43 44 MB/s
Read 33
Write 43.7
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 38.2
25% 34.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.1
36% 0.43 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,315,465 HDDs tested.

Typical Storage Space Device 499GB Builds (Compare 11,901 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,168

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