Average Bench: 61.8% (767th of 1058)

Based on 80 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD256GBS800
Poor: 44%Average: 61.8% Great: 80%

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Above average average bench

The SSD256GBS800 256GB averaged 38.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 227MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 58.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD256GBS800 256GB is 36.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD256GBS800 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 40.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 80 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 371 455
179 Write 303 397
85.2 Mixed 290 346
51.7 SusWrite 254 346
68.3% 305 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.34 4K Read 18.1 29.7
18.5 4K Write 58.9 84.1
1.71 4K Mixed 14.6 25.1
77.3% 30.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
127 DQ Read 161 198
63.4 DQ Write 227 309
3.31 DQ Mixed 40.2 53
73.5% 143 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0413A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 186 242 277 255 333 MB/s
Read 454
Write 336
Mixed 344
SusWrite 269
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 24.3
114% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 37.1
81% 160 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 312 333 332 212 84 MB/s
Read 310
Write 272
Mixed 275
SusWrite 262
63% 280 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 65
4K Mixed 14.2
71% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 39.5
75% 146 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 262 273 273 268 255 MB/s
Read 342
Write 248
Mixed 257
SusWrite 269
63% 279 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 21.1
4K Mixed 14.6
68% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 44.6
DQ Mixed 40.1
46% 83.5 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0413A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 76 110 100 105 150 MB/s
Read 316
Write 254
Mixed 256
SusWrite 127
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 18.6
76% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 35.5
75% 149 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 83 53 25 39 50 MB/s
Read 380
Write 323
Mixed 283
SusWrite 87.8
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 9.9
67% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 38.6
78% 154 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 30 33 47 55 48 MB/s
Read 376
Write 298
Mixed 316
SusWrite 46.2
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 39.1
4K Mixed 18.7
72% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 38.6
66% 126 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0311A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 121 22 18 83 42 MB/s
Read 384
Write 295
Mixed 301
SusWrite 56
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 10.9
4K Mixed 15.4
51% 14.3 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 50.1
63% 113 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,246,712 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD256GBS800 256GB Builds (Compare 377 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: AMI Intel

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