Average Bench: 79.2% (438th of 1011)

Based on 7,206 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB

Good average bench

The SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB averaged 20.8% 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 288MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 295MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB is 39.3%. 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 228MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 362MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,206 samples)
Min Avg Max
335 Read 441 498
255 Write 388 467
274 Mixed 362 416
151 SusWrite 228 264
79.6% 355 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 23.5 31.2
25.5 4K Write 60.2 88.6
13.4 4K Mixed 32.6 43.3
109% 38.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
70 DQ Read 319 362
172 DQ Write 295 350
104 DQ Mixed 288 329
221% 301 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
236GB free
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 241 236 236 237 235 MB/s
Read 497
Write 462
Mixed 418
SusWrite 270
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 47.6
168% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 324
250% 339 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 230 207 191 183 177 MB/s
Read 484
Write 459
Mixed 411
SusWrite 225
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 41
147% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 328
252% 342 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 278 232 125 101 92 MB/s
Read 479
Write 448
Mixed 393
SusWrite 189
84% 377 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 66.2
4K Mixed 37.5
125% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 318
240% 323 MB/s
210GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 241 239 246 245 235 MB/s
Read 406
Write 207
Mixed 364
SusWrite 238
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 28.7
93% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 211
184% 276 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,734,081 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC311 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 4,875 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

System: Dell Inspiron 5675

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $157

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