Average Bench: 73.6% (563rd of 1040)

Based on 673 user benchmarks.  Model: NT-256

Good average bench

The NT-256 256GB averaged 26.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 164MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.1MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the NT-256 256GB is 70.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the NT-256 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 233MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 301MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 673 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 414 494
73.6 Write 314 472
79.8 Mixed 301 441
49.8 SusWrite 233 434
70.7% 316 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 27.1 42.7
16.5 4K Write 63.2 106
9.9 4K Mixed 28.2 47.8
111% 39.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
67.8 DQ Read 188 312
31.6 DQ Write 221 325
21 DQ Mixed 164 327
135% 191 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 434 443 413 255 212 MB/s
Read 450
Write 439
Mixed 408
SusWrite 364
94% 415 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 45.4
174% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 233
177% 233 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN05872
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 159 254 251 384 426 MB/s
Read 405
Write 195
Mixed 236
SusWrite 271
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 35.6
125% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 146
121% 175 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H180806
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 107 106 106 107 106 MB/s
Read 446
Write 180
Mixed 230
SusWrite 104
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 32.6
137% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 112
114% 189 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H180806
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 61 86 94 62 76 MB/s
Read 368
Write 9
Mixed 15.7
SusWrite 67.5
24% 115 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 6.3
4K Mixed 13.9
66% 16.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 35,134,987 SSDs tested.

Typical NT-256 256GB Builds (Compare 91 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

System: Jumper EZbook

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