Average Bench: 68.8% (618th of 1016)

Based on 2,409 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB

Above average average bench

The SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB averaged 31.1% 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 318MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB is 33.4%. 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 220MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,409 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 393 461
193 Write 239 258
163 Mixed 197 220
145 SusWrite 220 251
58.4% 262 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.88 4K Read 21.9 32.4
25.7 4K Write 62.5 101
11.1 4K Mixed 20.2 27.9
92.1% 34.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30 DQ Read 318 381
91.5 DQ Write 227 258
27.2 DQ Mixed 163 190
151% 236 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
54GB free
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 247 246 229 228 243 MB/s
Read 466
Write 248
Mixed 224
SusWrite 240
65% 295 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 25.2
131% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 103
110% 183 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 203 253 251 253 258 MB/s
Read 409
Write 256
Mixed 217
SusWrite 236
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 51.5
4K Mixed 23.1
90% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 187
174% 272 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 250 200 229 177 254 MB/s
Read 383
Write 254
Mixed 206
SusWrite 217
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 21.6
94% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 186
170% 264 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 155 139 163 130 129 MB/s
Read 290
Write 184
Mixed 138
SusWrite 141
42% 188 MB/s
4K Read 8.7
4K Write 24.6
4K Mixed 12.7
42% 15.3 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 143
121% 179 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,626,442 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC308 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 19,291 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 - $629

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $629

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