Average Bench: 78% (399th of 976)

Based on 3,771 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB

Good average bench

The SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB averaged 22.0% 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 289MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 297MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB is 37.1%. 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 233MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 357MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,771 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 434 492
277 Write 381 462
271 Mixed 357 411
157 SusWrite 233 263
78.8% 351 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 22.7 30.7
22 4K Write 57.1 82.9
13.5 4K Mixed 31.4 41.9
105% 37.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
146 DQ Read 324 362
198 DQ Write 297 351
112 DQ Mixed 289 328
223% 304 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 251 237 223 221 215 MB/s
Read 482
Write 458
Mixed 408
SusWrite 246
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 41.8
144% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 328
250% 338 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 269 225 247 239 171 MB/s
Read 423
Write 308
Mixed 371
SusWrite 254
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 39.4
136% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 325
249% 337 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 274 240 234 237 237 MB/s
Read 409
Write 279
Mixed 364
SusWrite 265
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 68.9
4K Mixed 34.9
109% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 328
249% 335 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 235 246 202 115 115 MB/s
Read 465
Write 418
Mixed 389
SusWrite 207
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 58.6
4K Mixed 33.8
112% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 322
246% 333 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 252 255 233 186 139 MB/s
Read 452
Write 368
Mixed 356
SusWrite 233
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 37.3
104% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 329
251% 340 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 198 133 140 119 129 MB/s
Read 392
Write 359
Mixed 329
SusWrite 160
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 27.8
90% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 323
246% 334 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,387,541 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC311 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 3,319 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

System: Dell Inspiron 5675

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $201

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