Average Bench: 159% (131st of 1058)

Based on 30 user benchmarks.  Model: SN730 SDBQNTY-256G-1004

Outstanding average bench

The Sn730 SDBQNTY-256G-1004 256GB averaged 59.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Sn730 SDBQNTY-256G-1004 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 505MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,124MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sn730 SDBQNTY-256G-1004 256GB is 123%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Sn730 SDBQNTY-256G-1004 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 476MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 39.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 30 samples)
Min Avg Max
480 Read 1,240 1,760
409 Write 1,124 1,887
318 Mixed 1,000 1,448
331 SusWrite 476 538
215% 960 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.9 4K Read 39.7 50.2
26.5 4K Write 114 160
9.3 4K Mixed 50.7 72.3
186% 68.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.8 DQ Read 619 1031
49.7 DQ Write 427 686
95.3 DQ Mixed 505 856
382% 517 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
214GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11100104
SusWrite @10s intervals: 534 513 513 512 514 514 MB/s
Read 1,749
Write 1,887
Mixed 1,445
SusWrite 517
314% 1,399 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 57.7
194% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 601
DQ Write 457
DQ Mixed 451
359% 503 MB/s
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11100104
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 509 508 502 509 508 MB/s
Read 1,717
Write 1,362
Mixed 1,230
SusWrite 487
268% 1,199 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 60.1
203% 72.4 MB/s
DQ Read 470
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 451
319% 408 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11100104
SusWrite @10s intervals: 599 506 514 511 509 512 MB/s
Read 680
Write 655
Mixed 638
SusWrite 525
141% 625 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 43.9
194% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 815
DQ Write 545
DQ Mixed 710
521% 690 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 11100104
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 383 378 400 397 383 MB/s
Read 895
Write 800
Mixed 819
SusWrite 397
163% 728 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 56.9
195% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 628
DQ Write 525
DQ Mixed 553
421% 569 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,305,444 SSDs tested.

Typical SDBQNTY-256G-1004 256GB Builds (Compare 109 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Samsung 730QCJ/730QCR

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