Average Bench: 78.3% (515th of 1072)

Based on 22,335 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 294MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 298MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB is 40.4%. 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 225MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 358MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,335 samples)
Min Avg Max
328 Read 423 497
241 Write 381 466
269 Mixed 358 420
141 SusWrite 225 265
77.8% 347 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.3 4K Read 22.5 32.1
28.4 4K Write 61.3 94.1
14 4K Mixed 32.2 44.7
108% 38.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
226 DQ Read 336 362
169 DQ Write 298 351
152 DQ Mixed 294 329
227% 309 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 134 105 79 68 58 MB/s
Read 493
Write 460
Mixed 416
SusWrite 112
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 35
118% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 327
253% 345 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 187 136 119 99 110 MB/s
Read 459
Write 409
Mixed 373
SusWrite 148
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 31.9
104% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 303
231% 314 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 235 169 146 143 126 MB/s
Read 451
Write 427
Mixed 391
SusWrite 185
82% 363 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 48.7
4K Mixed 28.6
92% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 329
252% 341 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 204 103 76 90 75 MB/s
Read 447
Write 420
Mixed 390
SusWrite 130
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 30.3
100% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 326
251% 341 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 245 227 230 230 222 MB/s
Read 446
Write 436
Mixed 389
SusWrite 250
86% 380 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 33.3
4K Mixed 23.7
76% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 330
253% 343 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 231 235 234 229 231 MB/s
Read 338
Write 300
Mixed 298
SusWrite 237
66% 293 MB/s
4K Read 7.2
4K Write 24.5
4K Mixed 9.2
36% 13.6 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 202
152% 203 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,676,963 SSDs tested

Typical hynix SC311 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 2,887 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Dell G5 5587

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