Average Bench: 77.3% (516th of 1058)

Based on 15,641 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB

Good average bench

The SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB averaged 22.7% 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 288MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 291MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC311 SATA 256GB is 41.6%. 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 216MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 358MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,641 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 427 494
261 Write 382 464
272 Mixed 358 415
134 SusWrite 216 264
77.5% 346 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.27 4K Read 22.4 31.1
28.7 4K Write 60 92.1
13.5 4K Mixed 32.2 43.9
107% 38.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
183 DQ Read 327 362
123 DQ Write 291 351
116 DQ Mixed 288 329
222% 302 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 263 283 246 240 240 MB/s
Read 446
Write 407
Mixed 386
SusWrite 260
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 44.3
154% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 329
252% 341 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 295 244 228 222 216 MB/s
Read 495
Write 450
Mixed 398
SusWrite 244
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 41.2
147% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 318
247% 339 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 248 184 209 190 186 MB/s
Read 429
Write 390
Mixed 370
SusWrite 219
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 36.9
123% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 317
240% 323 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 212 207 210 197 196 MB/s
Read 418
Write 390
Mixed 362
SusWrite 219
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 36.2
118% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 325
247% 334 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 266 231 242 232 235 MB/s
Read 494
Write 470
Mixed 411
SusWrite 260
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 36.1
121% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 25.6
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 287
168% 166 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 238 255 189 174 168 MB/s
Read 389
Write 367
Mixed 342
SusWrite 209
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 31.8
4K Mixed 18.8
68% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 298
206% 257 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,499,118 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC311 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 4,241 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Dell G5 5587

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