Average Bench: 65.3% (722nd of 1058)

Based on 52 user benchmarks.  Model: NGFF 2280 256GB SSD

Above average average bench

The Ngff 2280 256GB SSD averaged 34.7% 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 Random Read Speed 22.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 64.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Ngff 2280 256GB SSD is 50.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Ngff 2280 256GB SSD performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 23.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 109MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 52 samples)
Min Avg Max
349 Read 452 508
178 Write 351 427
18.2 Mixed 288 383
38.5 SusWrite 226 413
73.6% 329 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 22.6 29
11.3 4K Write 64.2 113
0.3 4K Mixed 16.5 27.4
89.4% 34.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
58.2 DQ Read 109 199
13.2 DQ Write 212 329
0.3 DQ Mixed 23.4 45
56.6% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 366 381 382 382 385 MB/s
Read 450
Write 350
Mixed 322
SusWrite 362
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 21.3
119% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 28.6
72% 147 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 368 375 378 377 379 MB/s
Read 454
Write 366
Mixed 330
SusWrite 358
85% 377 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 20.6
115% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 28.8
71% 142 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0921A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 297 369 381 380 389 MB/s
Read 438
Write 378
Mixed 374
SusWrite 364
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 17.3
94% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 30.1
81% 165 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U0205A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 365 372 358 353 359 MB/s
Read 353
Write 339
Mixed 330
SusWrite 365
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 63.2
4K Mixed 15.5
86% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 44.4
86% 168 MB/s
114GB free
Firmware: S1128B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 17 97 28 28 28 MB/s
Read 501
Write 394
Mixed 374
SusWrite 88.6
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 24.4
112% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 81
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 37.2
54% 98.2 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 276 63 43 25 49 MB/s
Read 466
Write 362
Mixed 314
SusWrite 97
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 18.8
97% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 1.2
62% 143 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1206A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 134 27 70 60 56 MB/s
Read 429
Write 364
Mixed 373
SusWrite 86.2
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 1.2
76% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 1.3
56% 133 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,402,781 SSDs tested.

Typical 2280 256GB SSD Builds (Compare 10,107 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B450 I AORUS PRO WIFI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $569

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