Average Bench: 70.9% (577th of 1011)

Based on 735 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB

Good average bench

The Intel SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB averaged 29.1% 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 126MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB is 43.8%. 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 Write Speed 292MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 735 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 442 516
109 Write 292 440
166 Mixed 324 478
90 SusWrite 118 130
65.4% 294 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10 4K Read 22.6 29.9
25.4 4K Write 64.6 94.7
13.5 4K Mixed 29.8 44
106% 39 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 DQ Read 204 275
63.6 DQ Write 190 310
16.6 DQ Mixed 126 227
114% 173 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 129 98 102 105 103 MB/s
Read 468
Write 192
Mixed 304
SusWrite 119
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 43.8
151% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 182
163% 245 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 141 103 104 106 101 MB/s
Read 474
Write 320
Mixed 331
SusWrite 120
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 40.2
161% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 223
167% 224 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD11N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 120 102 107 104 103 MB/s
Read 465
Write 122
Mixed 243
SusWrite 119
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 41.5
141% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 150
120% 173 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 129 99 101 99 99 MB/s
Read 412
Write 167
Mixed 229
SusWrite 115
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 52.9
4K Mixed 29.9
104% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 82.5
DQ Mixed 224
153% 193 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 164 101 109 105 105 MB/s
Read 317
Write 108
Mixed 171
SusWrite 114
39% 178 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 34.4
4K Mixed 23.4
73% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 120
105% 160 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 132 102 104 104 104 MB/s
Read 306
Write 159
Mixed 198
SusWrite 115
43% 194 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 33.3
4K Mixed 14.6
54% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 110
101% 158 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LBFD07N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 133 105 104 85 85 MB/s
Read 308
Write 260
Mixed 262
SusWrite 120
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 6
4K Write 39.1
4K Mixed 9
41% 18 MB/s
DQ Read 10.8
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 17.2
42% 82 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,367,628 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSC2KF256H6 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 7,112 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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