Average Bench: 78.9% (458th of 1026)

Based on 11,289 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB

Good average bench

The SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB averaged 21.1% 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 295MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 296MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB is 42.7%. 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 219MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 366MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,289 samples)
Min Avg Max
340 Read 439 499
277 Write 392 470
289 Mixed 366 421
133 SusWrite 219 266
79.4% 354 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 23.7 31.8
28.5 4K Write 59.8 92
15.9 4K Mixed 32.8 44.4
110% 38.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
186 DQ Read 328 362
165 DQ Write 296 351
153 DQ Mixed 295 329
226% 306 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 296 247 236 210 188 MB/s
Read 490
Write 462
Mixed 413
SusWrite 236
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 35.4
117% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 325
252% 345 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 184 270 235 232 227 MB/s
Read 449
Write 446
Mixed 340
SusWrite 226
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 29.9
121% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 162
145% 220 MB/s
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 272 229 216 222 228 MB/s
Read 440
Write 395
Mixed 355
SusWrite 242
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 46.2
4K Mixed 30.4
100% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 326
250% 340 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 256 219 178 203 219 MB/s
Read 388
Write 385
Mixed 333
SusWrite 230
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 23.4
83% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 324
245% 330 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 218 207 214 205 204 MB/s
Read 348
Write 284
Mixed 270
SusWrite 222
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 26.3
83% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 328
251% 340 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,474,557 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC311 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 7,727 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

System: Dell G5 5587

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