Average Bench: 113% (192nd of 1058)

Based on 3,492 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe PC300 NVMe SK hy

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB averaged 12.9% 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 414MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 591MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB is 66.2%. 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 298MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 352MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 3,492 samples)
Min Avg Max
424 Read 796 1,004
192 Write 352 413
221 Mixed 397 504
150 SusWrite 298 403
102% 461 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.8 4K Read 34.3 35.7
32.8 4K Write 86.2 117
16.6 4K Mixed 33.7 42.1
141% 51.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
217 DQ Read 591 724
104 DQ Write 338 416
149 DQ Mixed 414 499
322% 448 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 402 410 404 401 400 MB/s
Read 869
Write 413
Mixed 501
SusWrite 400
121% 546 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 40.3
148% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 664
DQ Write 415
DQ Mixed 497
382% 526 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 310 301 300 236 235 MB/s
Read 780
Write 371
Mixed 438
SusWrite 291
104% 470 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 40.4
158% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 755
DQ Write 377
DQ Mixed 478
378% 537 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 228 218 208 201 194 MB/s
Read 890
Write 321
Mixed 339
SusWrite 222
97% 443 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 40.1
163% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 637
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 382
316% 461 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20003A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 398 400 389 402 385 MB/s
Read 657
Write 404
Mixed 450
SusWrite 393
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 32.9
129% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 674
DQ Write 408
DQ Mixed 496
381% 526 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 187 184 182 183 179 MB/s
Read 633
Write 384
Mixed 286
SusWrite 194
83% 374 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 37
162% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 532
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 326
271% 396 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 232 226 224 218 200 MB/s
Read 578
Write 337
Mixed 333
SusWrite 222
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 35.7
139% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 669
DQ Write 381
DQ Mixed 369
317% 473 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 272 289 302 304 277 MB/s
Read 599
Write 312
Mixed 354
SusWrite 287
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 28
80% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 622
DQ Write 370
DQ Mixed 418
332% 470 MB/s
3,492 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,296,028 SSDs tested.

Typical PC300 SK hy 256GB Builds (Compare 6,589 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,500

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,500

Popular PC300 SK hy 256GB systems:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2021 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

1058 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-11600K $270Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11400F $260Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $394Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $77SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback