Average Bench: 78.3% (435th of 1003)

Based on 6,567 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB

Good average bench

The SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB averaged 21.7% 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 290MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 296MB/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 226MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 359MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,567 samples)
Min Avg Max
331 Read 435 493
273 Write 382 462
276 Mixed 359 414
149 SusWrite 226 262
78.6% 351 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 23 30
27.8 4K Write 58.8 83.6
15 4K Mixed 32 41.9
107% 37.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
151 DQ Read 322 362
156 DQ Write 296 349
110 DQ Mixed 290 328
223% 303 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 263 230 225 222 227 MB/s
Read 494
Write 439
Mixed 396
SusWrite 251
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 37.8
127% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 319
242% 325 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 271 251 226 211 224 MB/s
Read 487
Write 419
Mixed 376
SusWrite 246
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 63.6
4K Mixed 36.5
121% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 310
236% 318 MB/s
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 260 261 244 240 242 MB/s
Read 462
Write 424
Mixed 358
SusWrite 261
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 38.3
114% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 325
248% 335 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 274 249 240 237 236 MB/s
Read 449
Write 381
Mixed 368
SusWrite 250
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 35.7
103% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 313
237% 319 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,196,174 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC311 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 4,529 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

System: Dell Inspiron 5675

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $158

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