Average Bench: 65.6% (681st of 1026)

Based on 1,701 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSCKKF256H6 SATA 256GB

Above average average bench

The Intel SSDSCKKF256H6 SATA 256GB averaged 34.4% 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 173MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 30.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSCKKF256H6 SATA 256GB is 39.6%. 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 117MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 271MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,701 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 411 487
112 Write 271 433
145 Mixed 281 405
89.4 SusWrite 117 133
60.1% 270 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.2 4K Read 20.7 30.5
26.4 4K Write 60.6 100
14.2 4K Mixed 30.4 43.9
102% 37.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
155 DQ Read 252 270
93 DQ Write 203 316
78.7 DQ Mixed 173 223
144% 209 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 114 105 105 105 80 MB/s
Read 495
Write 446
Mixed 412
SusWrite 125
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 42.5
151% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 221
159% 208 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD16N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 114 101 104 106 106 MB/s
Read 418
Write 279
Mixed 296
SusWrite 116
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 37.6
118% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 183
167% 254 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD16N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 120 103 107 107 105 MB/s
Read 391
Write 174
Mixed 172
SusWrite 118
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 53.3
4K Mixed 29.7
90% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 139
127% 197 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD16N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 165 104 98 75 98 MB/s
Read 337
Write 104
Mixed 148
SusWrite 113
39% 175 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 51.7
4K Mixed 27.5
99% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 97.6
DQ Mixed 111
101% 159 MB/s
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 136 106 107 106 105 MB/s
Read 378
Write 209
Mixed 302
SusWrite 120
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 63.4
4K Mixed 15.3
72% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 98.3
DQ Mixed 163
125% 175 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,419,835 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSCKKF256H6 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 23,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $650

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $650

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