Average Bench: 79.4% (441st of 1016)

Based on 9,924 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB

Good average bench

The SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB averaged 20.5% 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 298MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB is 39.2%. 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 222MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 361MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,924 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 438 498
274 Write 387 469
272 Mixed 361 419
139 SusWrite 222 262
79% 352 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 23.5 31.3
27.9 4K Write 61.7 92.2
14.9 4K Mixed 33.1 44.4
111% 39.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
157 DQ Read 327 362
171 DQ Write 298 351
149 DQ Mixed 293 329
225% 306 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 222 200 209 208 203 MB/s
Read 498
Write 452
Mixed 403
SusWrite 242
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 37.5
126% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 316
239% 322 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 261 254 237 208 184 MB/s
Read 463
Write 404
Mixed 374
SusWrite 244
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 38
127% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 316
241% 325 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 257 214 217 213 221 MB/s
Read 417
Write 389
Mixed 372
SusWrite 240
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 38.7
122% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 317
241% 325 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 230 204 163 139 132 MB/s
Read 438
Write 355
Mixed 345
SusWrite 194
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 45
4K Mixed 30.2
97% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 288
218% 293 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 242 227 182 236 235 MB/s
Read 429
Write 241
Mixed 365
SusWrite 253
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 36.8
122% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 26.4
DQ Write 64.1
DQ Mixed 36.3
30% 42.3 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 197 177 162 159 164 MB/s
Read 404
Write 343
Mixed 355
SusWrite 202
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 34.6
110% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 318
213% 249 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 213 203 193 184 195 MB/s
Read 369
Write 307
Mixed 292
SusWrite 216
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 46.1
4K Mixed 29.3
86% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 327
250% 339 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,624,497 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC311 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 6,090 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Dell G5 5587

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