Average Bench: 67.2% (615th of 1003)

Based on 1,916 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB

Above average average bench

The SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB averaged 32.7% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 162MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 311MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB is 33.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 197MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 216MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,916 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 388 458
192 Write 237 258
170 Mixed 197 218
137 SusWrite 216 251
57.8% 260 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.6 4K Read 21.4 31.9
20.9 4K Write 59.5 95.2
10.3 4K Mixed 19.4 27.3
88.7% 33.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.3 DQ Read 311 379
101 DQ Write 229 258
24.4 DQ Mixed 162 190
150% 234 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 221 206 139 77 87 MB/s
Read 417
Write 259
Mixed 200
SusWrite 155
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 24.3
108% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 189
173% 268 MB/s
1,916 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,014,380 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC308 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 15,614 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $789

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $789

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