Average Bench: 79.7% (398th of 996)

Based on 6,463 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB

Good average bench

The SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB averaged 20.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 293MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 293MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB is 40.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 235MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 358MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,463 samples)
Min Avg Max
334 Read 437 493
258 Write 380 462
270 Mixed 358 415
160 SusWrite 235 264
79.1% 353 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 23.5 31.3
26.4 4K Write 61.6 88.8
13.7 4K Mixed 32.6 43.8
110% 39.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
119 DQ Read 325 362
161 DQ Write 293 341
134 DQ Mixed 293 329
224% 303 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 245 231 232 232 231 MB/s
Read 498
Write 437
Mixed 394
SusWrite 266
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 40.8
140% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 326
249% 337 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 212 201 214 204 203 MB/s
Read 467
Write 450
Mixed 393
SusWrite 235
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 69.1
4K Mixed 39.3
127% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 329
255% 347 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 242 216 187 184 180 MB/s
Read 486
Write 424
Mixed 379
SusWrite 224
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 64.4
4K Mixed 36.8
123% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 319
241% 323 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 192 145 153 145 150 MB/s
Read 486
Write 443
Mixed 399
SusWrite 188
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 58.5
4K Mixed 35.1
116% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 316
239% 322 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 301 220 216 119 115 MB/s
Read 452
Write 284
Mixed 375
SusWrite 208
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 31.7
102% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 314
238% 321 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 192 138 121 104 125 MB/s
Read 461
Write 422
Mixed 390
SusWrite 156
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 54.9
4K Mixed 25.8
98% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 316
233% 305 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 271 248 228 225 226 MB/s
Read 424
Write 328
Mixed 306
SusWrite 246
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 17.5
4K Mixed 22.4
62% 18.7 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 274
206% 277 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 212 196 178 172 171 MB/s
Read 262
Write 326
Mixed 296
SusWrite 202
61% 271 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 40.7
4K Mixed 22.8
74% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 320
240% 320 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,721,910 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC311 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 4,213 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

System: Dell Inspiron 5675

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $171

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