Average Bench: 115% (153rd of 1011)

Based on 2,715 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe PC300 NVMe SK hy

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB averaged 15.4% 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 573MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB is 67.2%. 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 311MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 365MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,715 samples)
Min Avg Max
488 Read 831 1,015
245 Write 365 413
270 Mixed 411 506
166 SusWrite 311 401
106% 480 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.3 4K Read 35.4 36.3
28.5 4K Write 86 120
16 4K Mixed 33.8 42.5
142% 51.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
186 DQ Read 573 721
150 DQ Write 347 415
146 DQ Mixed 412 499
320% 444 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 389 392 388 381 382 MB/s
Read 627
Write 400
Mixed 466
SusWrite 388
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 41.2
162% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 667
DQ Write 412
DQ Mixed 496
381% 525 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 200 193 250 245 191 MB/s
Read 835
Write 407
Mixed 474
SusWrite 245
108% 490 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 41.4
161% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 673
DQ Write 418
DQ Mixed 490
380% 527 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 183 141 136 132 129 MB/s
Read 845
Write 308
Mixed 263
SusWrite 153
86% 392 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 40.1
156% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 743
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 273
276% 456 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 366 95 362 389 407 MB/s
Read 805
Write 396
Mixed 403
SusWrite 328
107% 483 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 25.6
100% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 365
DQ Mixed 324
244% 322 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,850,011 SSDs tested.

Typical PC300 SK hy 256GB Builds (Compare 15,501 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,060

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,060

Popular PC300 SK hy 256GB systems:

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