Average Bench: 70.3% (589th of 1011)

Based on 466 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2KF256H6L

Good average bench

The Intel SSDSC2KF256H6L 256GB averaged 29.7% 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 123MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 28.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSC2KF256H6L 256GB is 45.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel SSDSC2KF256H6L 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 118MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 307MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 466 samples)
Min Avg Max
327 Read 442 515
115 Write 307 438
169 Mixed 328 472
91.3 SusWrite 118 135
66.6% 299 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.04 4K Read 21.3 31
24.6 4K Write 61.8 109
13.1 4K Mixed 28.5 45.3
102% 37.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 DQ Read 207 275
57.3 DQ Write 187 309
14.8 DQ Mixed 123 226
113% 172 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFL10P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 118 107 106 104 105 MB/s
Read 424
Write 152
Mixed 226
SusWrite 119
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 36.4
137% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 110
126% 215 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFL10P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 122 103 103 105 109 MB/s
Read 387
Write 201
Mixed 326
SusWrite 120
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 24.3
106% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 227
180% 250 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFL16P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 164 104 104 105 105 MB/s
Read 436
Write 191
Mixed 269
SusWrite 125
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 27.5
93% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 222
177% 247 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,368,266 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSC2KF256H6L 256GB Builds (Compare 4,257 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $719

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