Average Bench: 78.5% (448th of 1011)

Based on 8,280 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB

Good average bench

The SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB averaged 21.5% 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 286MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 290MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB is 40.2%. 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 223MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 360MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,280 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 435 500
272 Write 383 463
280 Mixed 360 418
142 SusWrite 223 263
78.5% 350 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 23.2 31.3
25.2 4K Write 60.9 91.6
15.5 4K Mixed 32.5 43.8
109% 38.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.8 DQ Read 317 362
92.4 DQ Write 290 351
43.5 DQ Mixed 286 329
219% 298 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 192 181 129 120 120 MB/s
Read 507
Write 472
Mixed 423
SusWrite 195
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 45.9
159% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 290
216% 285 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 275 232 234 231 232 MB/s
Read 494
Write 341
Mixed 353
SusWrite 241
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 36.3
120% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 318
241% 324 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 271 234 235 231 231 MB/s
Read 420
Write 401
Mixed 374
SusWrite 252
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 15
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 37.2
112% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 326
248% 336 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 280 235 235 234 234 MB/s
Read 435
Write 285
Mixed 358
SusWrite 263
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 34.6
114% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 131
141% 238 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 191 141 137 129 138 MB/s
Read 459
Write 404
Mixed 372
SusWrite 171
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 33.1
112% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 316
239% 321 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 255 234 234 234 235 MB/s
Read 471
Write 367
Mixed 359
SusWrite 257
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 54.3
4K Mixed 34.7
94% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 130
140% 237 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 242 271 264 231 214 MB/s
Read 424
Write 330
Mixed 276
SusWrite 237
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 32.5
99% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 322
245% 330 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 203 226 201 186 190 MB/s
Read 425
Write 377
Mixed 311
SusWrite 202
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 28.4
91% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 25.2
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 102
98% 144 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,132,121 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC311 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 5,378 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

System: Dell G5 5587

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