Average Bench: 66.2% (709th of 1058)

Based on 8,300 user benchmarks.  Models: HP SSD S700 250GB, HP SSD S700 2.5''

Above average average bench

The HP S700 250GB averaged 33.7% 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 Random Read Speed 26.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 234MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP S700 250GB is 68.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the HP S700 250GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 177MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 34.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,300 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 452 513
24.6 Write 343 448
16.9 Mixed 299 433
48.8 SusWrite 177 430
70.9% 317 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 26.5 39
5.15 4K Write 64.6 115
0.4 4K Mixed 18.9 34.7
98.5% 36.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
86.4 DQ Read 174 253
9.38 DQ Write 234 342
0.7 DQ Mixed 34.6 56.1
73.3% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
153GB free
Firmware: S0704A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 439 438 441 439 443 MB/s
Read 484
Write 408
Mixed 392
SusWrite 432
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 35.5
164% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 51.9
100% 195 MB/s
151GB free
Firmware: S0704A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 432 433 436 443 443 MB/s
Read 508
Write 446
Mixed 437
SusWrite 436
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 32.5
138% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 54.1
106% 210 MB/s
232GB free
Firmware: R0118A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 431 434 425 426 423 MB/s
Read 483
Write 434
Mixed 366
SusWrite 428
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 22.4
126% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 30.9
80% 162 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0212B1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 67 49 45 40 49 MB/s
Read 511
Write 450
Mixed 437
SusWrite 72.6
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 33.3
143% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 55.3
98% 188 MB/s
40GB free
Firmware: S0704A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 425 418 422 147 41 MB/s
Read 456
Write 409
Mixed 386
SusWrite 315
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 29.6
4K Mixed 17.8
77% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 89.3
DQ Write 28.6
DQ Mixed 28.4
29% 48.8 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0616B1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 306 294 290 286 199 MB/s
Read 367
Write 317
Mixed 280
SusWrite 278
70% 310 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 15
70% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 26
74% 152 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 68 87 82 78 335 MB/s
Read 382
Write 329
Mixed 332
SusWrite 128
66% 293 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 30
4K Mixed 12.9
48% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 44.1
81% 158 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 47 52 26 48 55 MB/s
Read 514
Write 419
Mixed 9.5
SusWrite 81.9
56% 256 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 12.4
51% 13.2 MB/s
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Typical S700 250GB Builds (Compare 44,357 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B450M-A - $78

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $682

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