Average Bench: 77.1% (473rd of 1011)

Based on 136 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSCKGW256H6

Good average bench

The Intel SSDSCKGW256H6 256GB averaged 22.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel SSDSCKGW256H6 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 100MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSCKGW256H6 256GB is 31.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel SSDSCKGW256H6 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 176MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 279MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 136 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 424 518
216 Write 279 321
233 Mixed 303 392
66.4 SusWrite 176 244
65.8% 295 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 28.7 35.7
46.7 4K Write 80.4 103
10.6 4K Mixed 27.7 45
122% 45.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.4 DQ Read 217 296
74 DQ Write 215 267
10.3 DQ Mixed 100 174
107% 177 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BG11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 229 236 179 214 224 MB/s
Read 375
Write 319
Mixed 265
SusWrite 215
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 44.4
162% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 163
152% 235 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BG11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 204 242 204 224 172 MB/s
Read 291
Write 268
Mixed 316
SusWrite 210
61% 271 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 43.9
160% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 167
155% 240 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BG11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 201 185 143 23 82 MB/s
Read 381
Write 308
Mixed 230
SusWrite 143
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 40.1
144% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 158
144% 223 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BG11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 184 186 154 169 182 MB/s
Read 415
Write 217
Mixed 261
SusWrite 174
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 37.4
129% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 125
131% 217 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BG11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 229 170 213 213 228 MB/s
Read 322
Write 263
Mixed 277
SusWrite 215
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 71.1
4K Mixed 37.3
128% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 161
153% 239 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BG11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 229 230 203 211 191 MB/s
Read 352
Write 317
Mixed 259
SusWrite 216
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 70.2
4K Mixed 37.9
120% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 169
156% 239 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BG11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 182 36 19 19 19 MB/s
Read 393
Write 262
Mixed 310
SusWrite 75.8
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 34.6
146% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 160
140% 208 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,368,266 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSCKGW256H6 256GB Builds (Compare 625 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Asus GR8 II

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $496

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