Average Bench: 68.5% (627th of 1021)

Based on 3,086 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB

Above average average bench

The SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB averaged 31.5% 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 322MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB is 34.6%. 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 215MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,086 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 393 463
174 Write 234 258
169 Mixed 198 219
130 SusWrite 215 252
57.9% 260 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.21 4K Read 22.2 32.3
24.7 4K Write 60.7 96.2
11.4 4K Mixed 20.2 27.9
91.6% 34.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
149 DQ Read 322 381
115 DQ Write 227 258
72.1 DQ Mixed 164 190
152% 238 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
149GB free
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 254 256 255 255 255 MB/s
Read 435
Write 252
Mixed 217
SusWrite 254
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 25.7
109% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 183
171% 268 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 231 229 234 233 235 MB/s
Read 382
Write 232
Mixed 190
SusWrite 230
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 21.6
107% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 174
162% 254 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 228 231 256 239 254 MB/s
Read 367
Write 251
Mixed 192
SusWrite 242
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 11.8
67% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 187
170% 263 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 249 235 254 233 231 MB/s
Read 324
Write 261
Mixed 183
SusWrite 237
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 9.8
4K Write 44.9
4K Mixed 10.2
52% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 188
171% 263 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,404,771 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC308 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 21,880 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $650

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $650

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