Average Bench: 68.2% (615th of 1011)

Based on 2,120 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB

Above average average bench

The SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB averaged 31.8% 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 164MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 319MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB is 32.9%. 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 198MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 220MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,120 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 391 459
203 Write 239 259
174 Mixed 198 219
149 SusWrite 220 252
58.3% 262 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.6 4K Read 21.5 32.2
24.1 4K Write 60.9 96.5
10.8 4K Mixed 19.6 27.7
90.1% 34 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.2 DQ Read 319 379
101 DQ Write 230 259
24.5 DQ Mixed 164 190
152% 237 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 251 251 254 254 227 MB/s
Read 426
Write 252
Mixed 219
SusWrite 227
62% 281 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 25.9
124% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 189
172% 266 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 249 232 254 235 246 MB/s
Read 401
Write 255
Mixed 201
SusWrite 240
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 18
86% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 181
171% 269 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 218 247 261 259 261 MB/s
Read 391
Write 259
Mixed 210
SusWrite 248
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 57
4K Mixed 17.4
78% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 182
170% 266 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 231 251 209 227 223 MB/s
Read 397
Write 257
Mixed 212
SusWrite 231
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 12.8
74% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 187
171% 264 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,818,771 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC308 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 16,721 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $788

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $788

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