Average Bench: 173% (118th of 1058)

Based on 846 user benchmarks.  Model: PM8256GPTCB4B8TF-E13T2A

Outstanding average bench

The PM8256GPTCB4B8TF-E13T2A 256GB averaged 72.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the PM8256GPTCB4B8TF-E13T2A 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 720MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 858MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PM8256GPTCB4B8TF-E13T2A 256GB is 93.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the PM8256GPTCB4B8TF-E13T2A 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 425MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 877MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 846 samples)
Min Avg Max
642 Read 1,107 1,351
320 Write 954 1,478
373 Mixed 877 1,155
280 SusWrite 425 545
188% 841 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 4K Read 45.1 55.8
61.8 4K Write 140 199
38.1 4K Mixed 62.8 81.1
223% 82.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
535 DQ Read 858 1,137
175 DQ Write 659 950
262 DQ Mixed 720 943
549% 746 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free
Firmware: EDFM00.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 990 989 587 314 314 315 MB/s
Read 1337
Write 1,084
Mixed 1,054
SusWrite 585
227% 1,015 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 68.7
242% 89 MB/s
DQ Read 910
DQ Write 805
DQ Mixed 833
631% 849 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1035 447 323 310 315 308 MB/s
Read 1,295
Write 1,129
Mixed 1,074
SusWrite 456
221% 989 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 67.5
235% 85.7 MB/s
DQ Read 899
DQ Write 728
DQ Mixed 840
622% 822 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 871 313 340 313 331 324 MB/s
Read 1,232
Write 1,012
Mixed 901
SusWrite 415
199% 890 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 68.6
239% 87.5 MB/s
DQ Read 909
DQ Write 725
DQ Mixed 848
626% 827 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 909 293 312 326 326 326 MB/s
Read 804
Write 1,256
Mixed 864
SusWrite 415
189% 835 MB/s
4K Read 50.4
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 51.9
224% 85.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,157
DQ Write 758
DQ Mixed 978
724% 964 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 706 758 325 322 327 329 MB/s
Read 1,163
Write 1,134
Mixed 543
SusWrite 461
184% 825 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 57.1
4K Mixed 26
72% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 612
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 505
370% 490 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,269,903 SSDs tested.

Typical PM8256GPTCB4B8TF-E13T2A 256GB Builds (Compare 479 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: GPU GWTN156-3BK

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