Average Bench: 77.9% (354th of 956)

Based on 2,804 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB

Good average bench

The SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB averaged 22.0% 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. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 285MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 292MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB is 41.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 239MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 356MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,804 samples)
Min Avg Max
324 Read 430 501
253 Write 373 467
264 Mixed 356 418
169 SusWrite 239 264
78.4% 350 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.5 4K Read 22.1 30.9
20.4 4K Write 56.8 85.1
12.5 4K Mixed 30.9 42.7
103% 36.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.3 DQ Read 322 362
138 DQ Write 292 349
44.5 DQ Mixed 285 329
220% 300 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 268 237 232 233 232 MB/s
Read 489
Write 412
Mixed 381
SusWrite 261
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 42.9
148% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 325
249% 337 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 258 269 241 232 233 MB/s
Read 442
Write 407
Mixed 382
SusWrite 257
84% 372 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 43.9
153% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 325
249% 338 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 272 232 233 221 210 MB/s
Read 492
Write 453
Mixed 399
SusWrite 248
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 37.4
126% 44.4 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 319
242% 326 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 279 240 247 239 235 MB/s
Read 484
Write 430
Mixed 387
SusWrite 259
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 60.9
4K Mixed 35.8
119% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 317
239% 322 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 277 250 249 238 239 MB/s
Read 478
Write 402
Mixed 365
SusWrite 261
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 59.9
4K Mixed 32.8
111% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 308
232% 311 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 248 158 166 165 163 MB/s
Read 466
Write 384
Mixed 367
SusWrite 209
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 33.8
114% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 309
227% 299 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 263 224 250 213 235 MB/s
Read 382
Write 387
Mixed 353
SusWrite 248
77% 342 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 40.6
4K Mixed 23.7
81% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 302
227% 303 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,023,420 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC311 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 2,526 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

System: Dell Inspiron 5675

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $225

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