Average Bench: 114% (160th of 1005)

Based on 2,471 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe PC300 NVMe SK hy

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB averaged 13.7% 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 405MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 566MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB is 64.9%. 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 309MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 366MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,471 samples)
Min Avg Max
454 Read 814 1,004
242 Write 366 414
275 Mixed 414 507
165 SusWrite 309 400
105% 476 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.4 4K Read 33.6 36
28.5 4K Write 85.7 120
16.8 4K Mixed 33.8 42.4
140% 51 MB/s
Min Avg Max
160 DQ Read 566 726
138 DQ Write 346 415
105 DQ Mixed 405 499
315% 439 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 375 379 378 366 379 MB/s
Read 967
Write 390
Mixed 456
SusWrite 373
121% 547 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 40.2
156% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 662
DQ Write 398
DQ Mixed 486
374% 515 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 182 178 173 169 167 MB/s
Read 928
Write 289
Mixed 305
SusWrite 188
93% 427 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 35
133% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 590
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 277
257% 403 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 394 393 402 404 400 MB/s
Read 668
Write 394
Mixed 445
SusWrite 398
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 57.7
4K Mixed 15.1
68% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 641
DQ Write 402
DQ Mixed 490
374% 511 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 388 323 292 272 219 MB/s
Read 786
Write 400
Mixed 459
SusWrite 313
109% 490 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 45.1
4K Mixed 26.8
94% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 230
172% 228 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 394 311 317 351 326 MB/s
Read 540
Write 325
Mixed 226
SusWrite 350
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 41.4
4K Mixed 25
78% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 482
DQ Write 403
DQ Mixed 482
350% 455 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 375 360 398 403 410 MB/s
Read 509
Write 379
Mixed 336
SusWrite 384
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 11.8
77% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 463
DQ Write 370
DQ Mixed 395
301% 409 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,869,528 SSDs tested.

Typical PC300 SK hy 256GB Builds (Compare 13,808 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

System: Dell XPS 15 9560 - $1,219

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,219

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