Average Bench: 115% (157th of 1011)

Based on 2,663 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe PC300 NVMe SK hy

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB averaged 14.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 412MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 576MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB is 66.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 314MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 365MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,663 samples)
Min Avg Max
494 Read 823 1,014
242 Write 365 413
263 Mixed 413 508
169 SusWrite 314 401
106% 479 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 33.7 36.2
29.5 4K Write 86.4 119
16 4K Mixed 34 42.5
140% 51.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
195 DQ Read 576 723
153 DQ Write 348 416
148 DQ Mixed 412 499
320% 446 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 236 231 227 226 223 MB/s
Read 868
Write 266
Mixed 357
SusWrite 239
95% 433 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 38
151% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 662
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 494
367% 494 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 309 314 310 314 299 MB/s
Read 705
Write 337
Mixed 409
SusWrite 304
97% 439 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 39.7
155% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 667
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 491
367% 498 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 308 269 234 212 182 MB/s
Read 663
Write 388
Mixed 423
SusWrite 259
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 37.3
148% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 544
DQ Write 384
DQ Mixed 490
359% 473 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 348 367 352 386 379 MB/s
Read 706
Write 378
Mixed 461
SusWrite 357
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 28.4
107% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 697
DQ Write 386
DQ Mixed 471
369% 518 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 241 227 237 237 231 MB/s
Read 654
Write 329
Mixed 340
SusWrite 245
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 34.5
127% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 650
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 409
328% 469 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,525,647 SSDs tested.

Typical PC300 SK hy 256GB Builds (Compare 14,943 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,170

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