Average Bench: 120% (177th of 1058)

Based on 3,337 user benchmarks.  Model: PC300 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 19.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 434MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 620MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 256GB is 64.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 311MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 347MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,337 samples)
Min Avg Max
530 Read 873 1,029
128 Write 347 412
169 Mixed 411 518
95.9 SusWrite 311 405
107% 485 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 39.1 36.5
22 4K Write 87.5 121
15.3 4K Mixed 34.2 42.6
149% 53.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
363 DQ Read 620 729
144 DQ Write 359 417
187 DQ Mixed 434 498
338% 471 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20003A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 401 388 394 308 363 MB/s
Read 943
Write 409
Mixed 492
SusWrite 376
123% 555 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 40.4
153% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 570
DQ Write 408
DQ Mixed 345
297% 441 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 394 390 385 392 393 MB/s
Read 844
Write 399
Mixed 454
SusWrite 389
116% 521 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 34.7
137% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 702
DQ Write 388
DQ Mixed 477
373% 522 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 219 214 211 206 202 MB/s
Read 950
Write 399
Mixed 448
SusWrite 225
111% 505 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 39.4
151% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 629
DQ Write 374
DQ Mixed 489
368% 497 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20003A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 287 286 280 279 272 MB/s
Read 792
Write 347
Mixed 391
SusWrite 288
100% 454 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 40
167% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 536
DQ Write 383
DQ Mixed 473
350% 464 MB/s
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 385 387 351 340 333 MB/s
Read 814
Write 391
Mixed 443
SusWrite 363
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 33.4
127% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 648
DQ Write 392
DQ Mixed 480
368% 506 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 298 303 258 286 301 MB/s
Read 652
Write 269
Mixed 415
SusWrite 280
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 40.4
149% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 592
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 492
343% 439 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20003A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 207 105 16 39 MB/s
Read 747
Write 304
Mixed 354
SusWrite 103
83% 377 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 32.5
133% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 517
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 422
312% 415 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 88 65 57 83 83 MB/s
Read 578
Write 110
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 79.9
41% 193 MB/s
4K Read 10.4
4K Write 15.8
4K Mixed 30.1
63% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 517
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 433
297% 375 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,172,487 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 256GB Builds (Compare 2,332 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora R5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $750

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