Average Bench: 66.5% (658th of 1016)

Based on 1,195 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSCKKF256H6 SATA 256GB

Above average average bench

The Intel SSDSCKKF256H6 SATA 256GB averaged 33.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 171MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSCKKF256H6 SATA 256GB is 39.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel SSDSCKKF256H6 SATA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 119MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 275MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,195 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 412 488
111 Write 275 438
144 Mixed 282 407
92.2 SusWrite 119 135
60.6% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.8 4K Read 21 30.6
27.1 4K Write 63.5 102
13.3 4K Mixed 31 43.7
105% 38.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.6 DQ Read 248 271
67.1 DQ Write 201 316
57.3 DQ Mixed 171 222
142% 207 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD11N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 111 103 105 105 106 MB/s
Read 424
Write 378
Mixed 349
SusWrite 125
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 38.3
130% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 178
166% 255 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD16N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 133 102 104 103 105 MB/s
Read 420
Write 342
Mixed 331
SusWrite 126
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 39.2
123% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 218
174% 243 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 118 104 104 104 103 MB/s
Read 442
Write 101
Mixed 202
SusWrite 119
47% 216 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 39.2
125% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 115
114% 184 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD16N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 136 103 102 105 104 MB/s
Read 386
Write 319
Mixed 329
SusWrite 121
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 29.9
115% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 218
175% 247 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD16N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 131 106 106 107 105 MB/s
Read 404
Write 177
Mixed 330
SusWrite 127
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 37.1
111% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 220
162% 215 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD16N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 132 87 78 74 81 MB/s
Read 414
Write 212
Mixed 175
SusWrite 106
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 36.5
115% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 28.9
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 44.2
40% 58.4 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: LBFD11N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 122 106 106 106 109 MB/s
Read 461
Write 377
Mixed 350
SusWrite 123
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 30.2
4K Mixed 24.5
79% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 183
138% 185 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,413,271 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSCKKF256H6 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 19,174 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $619

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $619

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