Average Bench: 67.9% (682nd of 1058)

Based on 5,113 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB

Above average average bench

The SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB averaged 32.1% 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 163MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 324MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB is 32.8%. 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 195MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 214MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,113 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 391 460
179 Write 234 258
164 Mixed 195 218
130 SusWrite 214 251
57.5% 259 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.73 4K Read 21.8 31.8
23.4 4K Write 60.4 93.6
10.4 4K Mixed 19.6 27.6
90.2% 33.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
160 DQ Read 324 379
113 DQ Write 225 259
63.6 DQ Mixed 163 189
152% 237 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
235GB free
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 248 247 250 251 252 MB/s
Read 460
Write 249
Mixed 216
SusWrite 250
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 27.7
135% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 181
168% 261 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 245 252 250 251 252 MB/s
Read 390
Write 252
Mixed 201
SusWrite 246
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 22.9
112% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 189
172% 267 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 225 251 228 241 240 MB/s
Read 366
Write 253
Mixed 198
SusWrite 235
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 13.5
66% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 131
142% 241 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 195 226 211 193 192 MB/s
Read 383
Write 230
Mixed 183
SusWrite 201
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 23.2
4K Mixed 14.8
57% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 124
135% 232 MB/s
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 241 247 253 251 252 MB/s
Read 349
Write 249
Mixed 202
SusWrite 245
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 19.8
4K Mixed 11.7
41% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 178
165% 256 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,296,028 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC308 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 2,556 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E7470

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