Average Bench: 77.3% (497th of 1040)

Based on 176 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSCKGW256H6

Good average bench

The Intel SSDSCKGW256H6 256GB averaged 22.6% 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 114MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSCKGW256H6 256GB is 31.7%. 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 175MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 277MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 176 samples)
Min Avg Max
302 Read 410 516
217 Write 277 321
233 Mixed 297 391
71.2 SusWrite 175 244
64.7% 290 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.7 4K Read 29.1 35.9
48.9 4K Write 80 105
10.8 4K Mixed 29.8 45.8
125% 46.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.2 DQ Read 232 296
74.6 DQ Write 218 265
10.8 DQ Mixed 114 175
116% 188 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BG11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 201 238 198 164 168 MB/s
Read 418
Write 248
Mixed 291
SusWrite 195
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 43.3
156% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 166
143% 208 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BG11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 197 212 241 228 236 MB/s
Read 340
Write 324
Mixed 276
SusWrite 223
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 38.4
130% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 165
154% 238 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BG11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 148 108 19 19 19 MB/s
Read 348
Write 267
Mixed 279
SusWrite 78
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 46.3
152% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 114
126% 214 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BG11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 208 173 79 84 MB/s
Read 387
Write 274
Mixed 283
SusWrite 148
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 33.9
126% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 169
153% 234 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BG11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 79 41 117 176 110 MB/s
Read 376
Write 246
Mixed 273
SusWrite 108
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 70
4K Mixed 34.9
128% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 171
154% 234 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BG11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 94 82 0.2 102 98 MB/s
Read 320
Write 248
Mixed 305
SusWrite 82
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 34.5
119% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 164
149% 227 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,003,069 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSCKGW256H6 256GB Builds (Compare 260 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Asus GR8 II

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $393

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