Average Bench: 182% (120th of 1074)

Based on 317 user benchmarks.  Model: PCIe-8 SSD 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pcie-8 256GB 256GB averaged 81.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Pcie-8 256GB 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 347MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,904MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pcie-8 256GB 256GB is 136%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Pcie-8 256GB 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 287MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 850MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 317 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,019 Read 1,904 2,654
462 Write 890 1,139
436 Mixed 850 1,151
246 SusWrite 287 309
216% 983 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 43.4 60.2
38.7 4K Write 128 208
22.4 4K Mixed 58.2 84.4
208% 76.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
314 DQ Read 589 688
156 DQ Write 482 850
140 DQ Mixed 347 451
311% 473 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: YM00D217 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 219 233 218 237 206 MB/s
Read 1,591
Write 981
Mixed 951
SusWrite 247
209% 942 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 61.4
192% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 676
DQ Write 668
DQ Mixed 447
398% 597 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: YM00D213 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 279 280 280 278 280 MB/s
Read 1,738
Write 1,032
Mixed 891
SusWrite 290
218% 988 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 34.5
137% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 455
DQ Write 536
DQ Mixed 399
328% 464 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: YM00D214 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 278 256 293 267 267 MB/s
Read 1002
Write 951
Mixed 825
SusWrite 282
171% 765 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 58.7
204% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 665
DQ Write 573
DQ Mixed 390
355% 543 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: YM00D213 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 171 228 232 188 190 MB/s
Read 1,228
Write 738
Mixed 730
SusWrite 229
162% 731 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 32.6
103% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 298
227% 307 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,945,273 SSDs tested

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Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 18%
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