Average Bench: 68.7% (609th of 1011)

Based on 2,413 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB

Above average average bench

The SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB averaged 31.3% 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 320MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB is 32.7%. 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 198MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 219MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,413 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 393 462
193 Write 239 259
168 Mixed 198 219
142 SusWrite 219 251
58.3% 262 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.73 4K Read 21.8 32.4
22.7 4K Write 62 98.5
11.1 4K Mixed 20.1 27.8
91.7% 34.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45.5 DQ Read 320 381
85.8 DQ Write 228 260
27.7 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%
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 206 224 210 228 212 MB/s
Read 448
Write 227
Mixed 205
SusWrite 216
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 20
113% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 169
159% 251 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 249 252 255 254 256 MB/s
Read 345
Write 239
Mixed 196
SusWrite 252
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 80.8
4K Mixed 25.1
113% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 191
171% 260 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,133,049 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC308 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 18,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $649

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $649

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