Average Bench: 65.6% (695th of 1040)

Based on 754 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2KF256H6L

Above average average bench

The Intel SSDSC2KF256H6L 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 175MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 30MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSC2KF256H6L 256GB is 43.3%. 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 293MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 754 samples)
Min Avg Max
315 Read 412 487
115 Write 293 434
154 Mixed 293 403
95.4 SusWrite 118 133
62.2% 279 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.53 4K Read 20.9 30.9
26.3 4K Write 62.1 105
13.3 4K Mixed 30 46.5
103% 37.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
141 DQ Read 251 275
98 DQ Write 194 311
82.5 DQ Mixed 175 227
144% 207 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFL10P
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 154 101 104 104 104 MB/s
Read 499
Write 438
Mixed 387
SusWrite 125
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 46.7
161% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 223
168% 227 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,003,069 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSC2KF256H6L 256GB Builds (Compare 28 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 20FVA2JJLM

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