Average Bench: 147% (147th of 1058)

Based on 832 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot P300 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Patriot P300 256GB averaged 47.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Patriot P300 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 284MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 630MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot P300 256GB is 77.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Patriot P300 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 355MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 22.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 832 samples)
Min Avg Max
703 Read 1,352 1,615
119 Write 847 1,265
120 Mixed 684 951
166 SusWrite 355 569
179% 810 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.3 4K Read 45.2 54.7
43.6 4K Write 138 209
10.4 4K Mixed 22.7 30.1
171% 68.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
238 DQ Read 393 770
69.3 DQ Write 630 961
73.2 DQ Mixed 284 462
279% 436 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0214B0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1265 1238 862 104 152 216 MB/s
Read 1,469
Write 1253
Mixed 901
SusWrite 640
238% 1,066 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 23.7
170% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 1,066
DQ Mixed 350
374% 596 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0214B0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 813 643 342 337 312 448 MB/s
Read 1,392
Write 1,276
Mixed 956
SusWrite 482
230% 1,027 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 29.9
213% 89.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 920
DQ Mixed 349
352% 548 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0214B0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 865 492 236 286 666 MB/s
Read 1,384
Write 1,258
Mixed 867
SusWrite 498
224% 1002 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 24.8
155% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 734
DQ Mixed 351
325% 488 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111A0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 488 299 381 383 482 334 MB/s
Read 1,458
Write 964
Mixed 830
SusWrite 395
202% 912 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 24.6
168% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 408
DQ Mixed 339
271% 377 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,077,776 SSDs tested.

Typical P300 256GB Builds (Compare 22,353 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX (MS-7A38)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $578

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