Average Bench: 199% (97th of 1072)

Based on 599 user benchmarks.  Model: Lexar SSD NM620 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Lexar NM620 256GB averaged 99.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Lexar NM620 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 297MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,673MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Lexar NM620 256GB is 133%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Lexar NM620 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 371MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 639MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 599 samples)
Min Avg Max
710 Read 1,673 2,126
612 Write 1,123 1,306
616 Mixed 1,049 1,290
353 SusWrite 639 1,040
250% 1,121 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.4 4K Read 54.1 65.1
48.6 4K Write 128 214
31.6 4K Mixed 59.5 83.3
226% 80.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
298 DQ Read 371 470
269 DQ Write 731 1,087
83.1 DQ Mixed 297 585
298% 466 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN10660
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2107 514 267 270 221 153 MB/s
Read 1,952
Write 2,214
Mixed 1,664
SusWrite 589
360% 1,605 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 83.7
288% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,154
DQ Write 843
DQ Mixed 624
568% 874 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 9846
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1062 1010 273 170 147 144 MB/s
Read 2,308
Write 1,247
Mixed 1,304
SusWrite 467
295% 1,332 MB/s
4K Read 64.3
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 85.8
295% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 463
DQ Write 849
DQ Mixed 540
443% 617 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 9846
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1220 920 333 173 157 146 MB/s
Read 2,279
Write 1,245
Mixed 1288
SusWrite 492
293% 1,326 MB/s
4K Read 64.4
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 83.5
289% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 456
DQ Write 832
DQ Mixed 583
460% 624 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 9846
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1125 656 300 320 324 322 MB/s
Read 2,228
Write 1,268
Mixed 1,272
SusWrite 508
292% 1319 MB/s
4K Read 62.9
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 82.5
284% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 467
DQ Write 915
DQ Mixed 578
471% 653 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 9846
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1032 1057 690 326 327 318 MB/s
Read 1,366
Write 1,246
Mixed 1,170
SusWrite 625
247% 1,102 MB/s
4K Read 65.4
4K Write 164
4K Mixed 84.3
294% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 446
DQ Write 1,049
DQ Mixed 533
467% 676 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V1.27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 577 458 221 225 244 318 MB/s
Read 1,809
Write 1,260
Mixed 1,223
SusWrite 340
257% 1,158 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 64.6
259% 99.3 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 1,020
DQ Mixed 90.7
241% 488 MB/s
120GB free
Firmware: 12544
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1527 736 11 11 16 32 MB/s
Read 1727
Write 1,416
Mixed 959
SusWrite 389
250% 1,123 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 64.6
191% 62.1 MB/s
DQ Read 990
DQ Write 455
DQ Mixed 576
466% 674 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,599,239 SSDs tested

Typical NM620 256GB Builds (Compare 3,517 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 101%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME H610M-K D4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $418

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