Average Bench: 79.3% (481st of 1058)

Based on 31 user benchmarks.  Model: SSDG2-256G

Good average bench

The SSDG2-256G 256GB averaged 20.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SSDG2-256G 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 116MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 278MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSDG2-256G 256GB is 42.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSDG2-256G 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 136MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 300MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 31 samples)
Min Avg Max
324 Read 427 476
186 Write 372 476
218 Mixed 343 425
74.7 SusWrite 300 473
81% 361 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 27.3 44.2
16.7 4K Write 71.1 122
8.9 4K Mixed 27.7 50.7
114% 42 MB/s
Min Avg Max
57.4 DQ Read 136 186
48.5 DQ Write 278 324
20.1 DQ Mixed 116 243
114% 177 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN3060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 321 309 329 322 40 MB/s
Read 430
Write 332
Mixed 334
SusWrite 256
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 37.4
152% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 157
129% 180 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN3060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 277 155 162 236 41 MB/s
Read 446
Write 376
Mixed 346
SusWrite 204
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 54.5
4K Mixed 33.3
117% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 163
140% 201 MB/s
58GB free
Firmware: T0724A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 405 420 84 66 64 MB/s
Read 474
Write 402
Mixed 360
SusWrite 243
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 23.1
110% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 33.7
76% 150 MB/s
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW201219
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 325 337 344 344 342 MB/s
Read 456
Write 358
Mixed 334
SusWrite 328
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 48
4K Mixed 12.4
93% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 20.1
64% 135 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW201219
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 307 271 221 181 161 MB/s
Read 431
Write 347
Mixed 324
SusWrite 243
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 8.9
100% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 20.1
66% 140 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0724A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 340 355 333 316 321 MB/s
Read 371
Write 314
Mixed 289
SusWrite 324
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 10.4
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 14.2
59% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 94.3
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 35.1
71% 138 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0724A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 149 138 223 269 284 MB/s
Read 331
Write 285
Mixed 248
SusWrite 220
61% 271 MB/s
4K Read 10.2
4K Write 16.7
4K Mixed 11
38% 12.6 MB/s
DQ Read 57.4
DQ Write 48.5
DQ Mixed 36.9
32% 47.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,493,179 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDG2-256G 256GB Builds (Compare 12,345 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 9020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $251

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