Average Bench: 69.5% (661st of 1058)

Based on 1,180 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB

Above average average bench

The Intel SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB averaged 30.4% 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 179MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB is 39.4%. 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 118MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 294MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,180 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 423 486
113 Write 294 445
149 Mixed 294 406
96.4 SusWrite 118 132
62.9% 282 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 4K Read 23.2 30.6
30.8 4K Write 66.2 99.4
14.3 4K Mixed 33.3 45.1
113% 40.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
146 DQ Read 257 275
89.6 DQ Write 204 318
77.9 DQ Mixed 179 229
148% 214 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 111 106 104 106 106 MB/s
Read 492
Write 468
Mixed 423
SusWrite 130
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 46
157% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 138
142% 229 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 113 99 94 93 98 MB/s
Read 438
Write 183
Mixed 262
SusWrite 116
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 52.5
4K Mixed 29.2
99% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 93.1
DQ Mixed 136
111% 164 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 159 104 101 102 105 MB/s
Read 356
Write 328
Mixed 296
SusWrite 114
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 67.7
4K Mixed 33.8
114% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 30.4
DQ Write 91.1
DQ Mixed 44.8
39% 55.4 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD16N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 98 99 94 96 99 MB/s
Read 329
Write 178
Mixed 190
SusWrite 108
45% 201 MB/s
4K Read 10.8
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 21.7
87% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 99.4
DQ Mixed 134
112% 167 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,155,514 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 4,651 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 5567

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