Average Bench: 87.3% (327th of 1037)

Based on 2,686 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC311 SATA 512GB

Very good average bench

The SK hynix SC311 SATA 512GB averaged just 12.6% 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 294MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 301MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC311 SATA 512GB is 44.9%. 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 369MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,686 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 433 497
290 Write 394 469
286 Mixed 369 428
208 SusWrite 346 437
86.7% 385 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.7 4K Read 23.4 31.9
31.5 4K Write 61.8 99.1
19.1 4K Mixed 33.8 46.6
112% 39.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
96.1 DQ Read 335 389
136 DQ Write 301 341
93.9 DQ Mixed 294 339
227% 310 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
422GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 425 426 424 429 428 MB/s
Read 489
Write 462
Mixed 415
SusWrite 430
101% 449 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 45.4
157% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 334
257% 350 MB/s
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 379 393 392 363 379 MB/s
Read 429
Write 403
Mixed 379
SusWrite 388
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 42.7
142% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 332
256% 349 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 372 275 253 258 251 MB/s
Read 419
Write 373
Mixed 382
SusWrite 293
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 32.9
109% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 336
259% 353 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 70000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 350 353 314 322 373 MB/s
Read 304
Write 248
Mixed 303
SusWrite 333
67% 297 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 26.9
4K Mixed 17.4
57% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 197
156% 219 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,610,979 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC311 SATA 512GB Builds (Compare 738 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude 7490

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