Average Bench: 70.4% (591st of 1016)

Based on 799 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB

Good average bench

The Intel SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB averaged 29.6% 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 136MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 30.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB is 42%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 117MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 287MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 799 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 436 514
108 Write 287 440
165 Mixed 314 472
88.6 SusWrite 117 130
64.2% 288 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 22.7 30.1
26.2 4K Write 64.8 95.2
13.7 4K Mixed 30.5 44.3
108% 39.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.7 DQ Read 214 275
68.8 DQ Write 192 311
17.3 DQ Mixed 136 227
120% 181 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD16N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 154 103 105 105 105 MB/s
Read 444
Write 201
Mixed 264
SusWrite 123
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 27.8
108% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 73.7
DQ Mixed 216
148% 188 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 133 74 83 89 97 MB/s
Read 377
Write 55.8
Mixed 308
SusWrite 103
47% 211 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 55
4K Mixed 25.2
89% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 179
146% 209 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD11N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 13 9.6 11 7.5 7.3 MB/s
Read 483
Write 15.7
Mixed 30.6
SusWrite 9.8
28% 135 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 19.6
89% 21.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,624,497 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 7,576 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

System: Dell Inspiron 5567

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