Average Bench: 70.6% (638th of 1058)

Based on 968 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSCKGF256A5 SATA 256GB

Good average bench

The Intel SSDSCKGF256A5 SATA 256GB averaged 29.3% 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 160MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSCKGF256A5 SATA 256GB is 36.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel SSDSCKGF256A5 SATA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 210MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 270MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 968 samples)
Min Avg Max
286 Read 342 412
198 Write 270 319
224 Mixed 271 311
111 SusWrite 210 287
61.3% 273 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10 4K Read 23.4 34.7
30.8 4K Write 63.2 101
13.7 4K Mixed 29.5 45
107% 38.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
182 DQ Read 273 295
161 DQ Write 233 268
116 DQ Mixed 160 179
145% 222 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LB1i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 234 225 220 205 155 MB/s
Read 326
Write 301
Mixed 239
SusWrite 203
60% 267 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 65
4K Mixed 31.5
117% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 141
125% 189 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LB1i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 151 177 215 187 133 MB/s
Read 310
Write 200
Mixed 259
SusWrite 174
53% 236 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 27.2
89% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 173
148% 219 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LB1i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 243 248 231 243 252 MB/s
Read 335
Write 278
Mixed 258
SusWrite 242
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 57.5
4K Mixed 16.3
71% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 173
155% 236 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LB1i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 152 143 70 66 118 MB/s
Read 309
Write 191
Mixed 178
SusWrite 101
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 17
4K Mixed 16.5
59% 17.5 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 93
DQ Mixed 60.9
74% 133 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,294,892 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSCKGF256A5 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 2,556 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E7470

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