Average Bench: 66.5% (558th of 959)

Based on 1,488 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB

Above average average bench

The SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB averaged 33.4% 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 90.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC308 SATA 256GB is 32.5%. 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. Sustained Write Speed 216MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 241MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,488 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 441 513
195 Write 241 259
181 Mixed 253 332
124 SusWrite 216 251
64% 288 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.7 4K Read 21.6 31.6
21.7 4K Write 59.2 95.4
8.88 4K Mixed 16.5 26.4
85.2% 32.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.2 DQ Read 245 377
56.5 DQ Write 199 257
8.62 DQ Mixed 90.6 188
104% 178 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 246 227 253 229 241 MB/s
Read 451
Write 252
Mixed 212
SusWrite 237
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 26.9
124% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 186
170% 262 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 245 236 231 252 235 MB/s
Read 438
Write 255
Mixed 204
SusWrite 238
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 21.2
125% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 184
172% 269 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 249 249 248 249 251 MB/s
Read 368
Write 250
Mixed 193
SusWrite 248
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 10.6
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 12.8
68% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 183
168% 262 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 200 247 188 193 241 MB/s
Read 368
Write 246
Mixed 176
SusWrite 218
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 17.2
74% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 176
151% 226 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 196 163 155 134 104 MB/s
Read 328
Write 227
Mixed 186
SusWrite 163
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 48.2
4K Mixed 14.9
66% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 19.6
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 9.9
33% 66.7 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30001P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 235 247 251 252 252 MB/s
Read 297
Write 251
Mixed 183
SusWrite 243
55% 244 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 29.3
4K Mixed 14.2
57% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 19.7
DQ Write 76.4
DQ Mixed 15.1
21% 37.1 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 179 149 147 148 134 MB/s
Read 359
Write 233
Mixed 174
SusWrite 159
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 17.7
4K Mixed 15
53% 16.4 MB/s
DQ Read 20.9
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 10
23% 45.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,161,475 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC308 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 11,070 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $788

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $788

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