Average Bench: 86% (371st of 1058)

Based on 3,672 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC311 SATA 512GB

Very good average bench

The SK hynix SC311 SATA 512GB averaged just 13.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SK hynix SC311 SATA 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 297MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 298MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC311 SATA 512GB is 48.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SK hynix SC311 SATA 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 346MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 366MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,672 samples)
Min Avg Max
325 Read 427 497
308 Write 396 467
294 Mixed 366 425
217 SusWrite 346 434
86.4% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 4K Read 22.7 32.1
23.7 4K Write 60.6 95.1
13.3 4K Mixed 32.7 45.9
109% 38.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
101 DQ Read 336 389
110 DQ Write 298 340
98.1 DQ Mixed 297 338
228% 310 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
129GB free
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 452 444 446 450 449 MB/s
Read 493
Write 470
Mixed 407
SusWrite 429
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 44.4
152% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 335
258% 352 MB/s
334GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 387 363 370 370 369 MB/s
Read 416
Write 409
Mixed 373
SusWrite 380
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 35.6
121% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 337
258% 350 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 189 180 195 222 166 MB/s
Read 428
Write 403
Mixed 373
SusWrite 229
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 40.7
136% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 331
254% 346 MB/s
428GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 349 294 386 379 355 MB/s
Read 425
Write 397
Mixed 383
SusWrite 358
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 36.1
4K Mixed 26.9
85% 27.9 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 218
165% 222 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 240 277 261 291 287 MB/s
Read 345
Write 296
Mixed 283
SusWrite 262
67% 296 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 31.4
102% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 328
236% 308 MB/s
329GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 333 334 335 301 292 MB/s
Read 337
Write 324
Mixed 308
SusWrite 314
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 5.6
4K Write 8.6
4K Mixed 6.7
22% 6.97 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 331
250% 337 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,259,910 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC311 SATA 512GB Builds (Compare 1,533 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude 7490

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