Average Bench: 86.6% (171st of 929)

Based on 2,146 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB

Very good average bench

The SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB averaged just 13.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 480MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 460MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB is 39.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 163MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 194MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,146 samples)
Min Avg Max
477 Read 507 526
384 Write 460 494
348 Mixed 480 508
108% 483 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.99 4K Read 23.1 29.9
21.3 4K Write 57.5 83.3
10.9 4K Mixed 26 38.5
98.7% 35.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 DQ Read 163 328
49.2 DQ Write 194 312
10.8 DQ Mixed 66.4 115
81.3% 141 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free
Firmware: 70000P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 522
Write 467
Mixed 487
110% 492 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 34.8
117% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 115
123% 205 MB/s
173GB free
Firmware: 70000P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 525
Write 484
Mixed 496
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 22.4
109% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 22.8
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 47.8
69% 120 MB/s
166GB free
Firmware: 70000P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 527
Write 499
Mixed 508
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 51.7
4K Mixed 18.1
89% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 17.2
69% 155 MB/s
108GB free
Firmware: 70000P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 523
Write 479
Mixed 504
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 21.3
94% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 78.1
88% 150 MB/s
135GB free
Firmware: 0P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 489
Mixed 503
112% 502 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 31.6
4K Mixed 24.9
77% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 37.1
DQ Mixed 13
41% 95.1 MB/s
177GB free
Firmware: 70000P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 466
Mixed 502
109% 487 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 27.8
4K Mixed 23.7
66% 21.7 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 75.3
102% 187 MB/s
34GB free
Firmware: 70000P10 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 490
Write 473
Mixed 492
108% 485 MB/s
4K Read 10.9
4K Write 25.8
4K Mixed 17.8
53% 18.2 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 66.2
80% 139 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,163,897 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC311 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 2,107 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

System: Dell Inspiron 5675

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $220

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