Average Bench: 117% (152nd of 1016)

Based on 2,836 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe PC300 NVMe SK hy

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB averaged 16.6% 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 417MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 585MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme PC300 SK hy 256GB is 66.7%. 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 368MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,836 samples)
Min Avg Max
503 Read 836 1,016
260 Write 368 414
271 Mixed 415 507
167 SusWrite 314 402
107% 483 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 35 36.3
31 4K Write 88.5 119
16.5 4K Mixed 34.3 42.6
144% 52.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
207 DQ Read 585 723
157 DQ Write 354 416
164 DQ Mixed 417 499
325% 452 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
133GB free
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 408 406 406 404 401 MB/s
Read 1,015
Write 394
Mixed 505
SusWrite 405
128% 580 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 43.1
175% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 606
DQ Write 412
DQ Mixed 408
332% 475 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: 2000 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 374 358 375 348 380 MB/s
Read 977
Write 380
Mixed 451
SusWrite 368
120% 544 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 42.9
176% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 728
DQ Write 396
DQ Mixed 489
383% 537 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: 4A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 334 335 329 321 301 MB/s
Read 934
Write 423
Mixed 483
SusWrite 332
120% 543 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 41.4
162% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 618
DQ Write 386
DQ Mixed 492
369% 499 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 201 192 213 179 171 MB/s
Read 894
Write 341
Mixed 387
SusWrite 202
100% 456 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 40
162% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 687
DQ Write 369
DQ Mixed 453
357% 503 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 396 396 405 406 405 MB/s
Read 776
Write 380
Mixed 432
SusWrite 400
110% 497 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 32.6
131% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 632
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 31.8
120% 280 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,681,597 SSDs tested.

Typical PC300 SK hy 256GB Builds (Compare 16,158 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 - $1,100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $1,100

Popular PC300 SK hy 256GB systems:

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