Average Bench: 70.6% (565th of 1003)

Based on 3 user benchmarks.  Model: Intel Optane+238GBSSD
Poor: 56%Average: 70.6% Great: 85%

Good average bench

The Intel Optane+238G 256GB averaged 29.4% 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 94.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.6MB/s

Unknown consistency

There are too few samples to reasonably determine how consistently this SSD perfroms. This result should be interpreted with caution.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 58.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 179MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3 samples)
Min Avg Max
455 Read 504 569
80.9 Write 179 375
113 Mixed 219 411
58.1 SusWrite 58.1 58.1
52.6% 240 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.7 4K Read 28.6 30.6
35.2 4K Write 67.1 84.1
14.3 4K Mixed 22.6 27.8
108% 39.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.7 DQ Read 180 382
72 DQ Write 171 331
50.8 DQ Mixed 94.9 151
93.4% 149 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,811,555 SSDs tested.

Typical Optane+238G 256GB Builds (Compare 859 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,230

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Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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