Average Bench: 156% (74th of 956)

Based on 939 user benchmarks.  Model: PC401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB averaged 55.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 398MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,180MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB is 101%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 551MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 83.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 939 samples)
Min Avg Max
535 Read 1,180 2,106
250 Write 847 1,235
302 Mixed 899 1,308
318 SusWrite 551 613
194% 869 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20 4K Read 34.7 44.5
42.5 4K Write 83.2 118
19.4 4K Mixed 42.6 60.9
151% 53.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.5 DQ Read 592 930
102 DQ Write 392 825
25.2 DQ Mixed 398 801
322% 461 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 750 596 597 602 657 583 MB/s
Read 1,251
Write 408
Mixed 832
SusWrite 631
173% 780 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 56.7
186% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 799
DQ Write 649
DQ Mixed 684
523% 711 MB/s
364GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 624 606 606 603 607 607 MB/s
Read 908
Write 812
Mixed 825
SusWrite 609
177% 788 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 39.9
139% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 666
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 649
439% 542 MB/s
325GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 398 405 447 422 407 MB/s
Read 1,105
Write 396
Mixed 431
SusWrite 415
129% 587 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 57.7
4K Mixed 32.1
113% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 622
DQ Write 456
DQ Mixed 319
298% 465 MB/s
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 285 292 46 44 46 MB/s
Read 906
Write 363
Mixed 415
SusWrite 181
102% 466 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 46.7
169% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 784
DQ Write 397
DQ Mixed 311
305% 497 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 211 214 216 217 217 MB/s
Read 978
Write 511
Mixed 424
SusWrite 213
117% 532 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 39.7
144% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 867
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 325
315% 514 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 NVMe SK hynix 512GB Builds (Compare 1,495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9570

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