Average Bench: 78.4% (367th of 959)

Based on 3,364 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB

Good average bench

The SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB averaged 21.6% 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 289MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 297MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB is 39.7%. 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 239MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 355MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,364 samples)
Min Avg Max
335 Read 432 496
274 Write 378 463
270 Mixed 355 414
176 SusWrite 239 265
78.7% 351 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.65 4K Read 22.6 30.9
27.8 4K Write 58.2 85.4
13.1 4K Mixed 31.4 42.9
105% 37.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
107 DQ Read 321 362
199 DQ Write 297 349
109 DQ Mixed 289 329
222% 302 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 280 228 232 225 225 MB/s
Read 468
Write 447
Mixed 377
SusWrite 250
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 44.2
154% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 327
250% 338 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 268 216 222 222 232 MB/s
Read 492
Write 457
Mixed 395
SusWrite 249
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 42.2
145% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 326
248% 336 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 246 259 244 234 234 MB/s
Read 469
Write 400
Mixed 368
SusWrite 257
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 38.6
129% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 317
245% 335 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 257 228 234 232 222 MB/s
Read 429
Write 388
Mixed 359
SusWrite 247
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 49.4
4K Mixed 30.7
103% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 266
206% 283 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 269 229 234 232 233 MB/s
Read 357
Write 334
Mixed 322
SusWrite 252
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 22.2
73% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 324
248% 335 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,145,409 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC311 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 2,894 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

System: Dell Inspiron 5675

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $180

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