TEST: Lexar NQ100 480GB SATA SSD

Here you can find a detailed performance and benchmark test of the SATA SSD NQ100 with 480GB (LNQ100X480G) from Lexar.
Score
636
Price/GB
0,07 €


Technical data
Image NQ100
Manufacturer Lexar
Model number LNQ100X480G
Storage capacity 480 GB (447 GiB)
Read speed 550 MB/s
Write speed 480 MB/s
Interface SATA 6 Gbps
Connection 2.5"
Memory module (NAND) QLC
TBW (Total Bytes Written) 168 Terabyte
Controller Maxio MAS0902
Price ca. 33 USD (= 0,07 $ / GB)
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Compared to the top performer*
Read speed
97 %
Write speed
96 %

*) Test result evaluated according to AS SSD Score within the same size.

AS SSD Benchmark

Standard performance test

The standard test was performed with a 1 GB file. A total score of 636 points was achieved.

AS SSD TEST: Lexar NQ100 480GB

AS SSD Read: Write:
Seq
in megabytes per second
504,82 MB/s
442,54 MB/s
4K
in megabytes per second
25,32 MB/s
86,57 MB/s
4K-64Thrd
in megabytes per second
146,19 MB/s
162,48 MB/s
Access time
in milliseconds
0,045 ms
0,152 ms
Score
222
293
Total score
636

Copy Performance Test

A common everyday situation is simulated here. Three test folders are created:

  • ISO (folder with two large files)
  • Program (folder with many small files)
  • Game (folder with small and large files)

The three folders are copied using the Windows Copy command (the cache remains enabled). The practical test of December 07, 2022 shows the performance for simultaneous write and read operations. The lower the duration, the better the performance.

AS SSD TEST: Lexar NQ100 480GB
AS SSD Copy-Benchmark Transfer rate: Duration:
ISO
two large files
886,70 MB/s
1,21 s
Program
many small files
1262,88 MB/s
1,11 s
Game
small and large files
1448,47 MB/s
0,95 s

Compression Performance Test

Here, the writing and reading speed of the the Lexar SATA SSDSSD is measured depending on the compressibility of the data (according to the manufacturer, these should be 550MB/s and 480MB/s respectively).

AS SSD TEST: Lexar NQ100 480GB

CrystalDiskMark Benchmark

Here, two sequential and two random performance tests are performed, similar to the ones performed on the AS SSD.

CrystalDiskMark Benchmark TEST: Lexar NQ100 480GB
CDM Read [MB/s] Write [MB/s]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
536,32
466,46
SEQ1M
Q1T1
521,01
453,61
RND4K
Q32T16
226,48
176,68
RND4K
Q1T1
42,63
94,24

Input/Output operations per second

CDM Read [IOPS] Write [IOPS]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
511,50
444,90
SEQ1M
Q1T1
496,90
432,60
RND4K
Q32T16
55.292,00
43.135,30
RND4K
Q1T1
10.407,70
23.008,10

Average latency

CDM Read [µs] Write [µs]
SEQ1M
Q8T1
15.604,20
17.912,90
SEQ1M
Q1T1
2.011,94
2.310,62
RND4K
Q32T16
9.245,63
11.848,50
RND4K
Q1T1
95,96
43,35

HD Tune Pro Endurance test

A long-term test was performed here to make full use of the memory capacity. You can see when a cache is full and the writing performance decreases.

HD Tune Endurance Test TEST: Lexar NQ100 480GB

HD Tune Pro Benchmark

HD Tune writes a 1 GB file to the Lexar SATA SSD. The transfer data of the read speed is displayed graphically. The minimum, maximum and average values are also determined. The determined access time and burst rate are also displayed.

HD Tune TEST: Lexar NQ100 480GB

ATTO Disk Benchmark

Here, a 256 MB file is written several times to the Lexar SATA SSD . The I/O block size varies (from 512 bytes to 64 megabytes). The larger the blocks, the faster they can be written and read.

ATTO Disk Benchmark TEST: Lexar NQ100 480GB

SSD-Z Benchmark

Similar to HD Tune, a 500 MB file is written to the Lexar SATA SSD here. is written. The transfer data is displayed. The more constant the line, the better.

SSD-Z TEST: Lexar NQ100 480GB


Information about the test system can be found at the bottom of the home page.
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