Average Bench: 93.4% (279th of 1058)

Based on 65 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Excellent average bench

The SSD 253GB averaged just 6.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SSD 253GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 169MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 253GB is 47.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 253GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 347MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 356MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 65 samples)
Min Avg Max
367 Read 457 516
299 Write 391 418
291 Mixed 356 455
188 SusWrite 347 412
87.1% 388 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.8 4K Read 29.2 41
38.5 4K Write 78.6 109
21.4 4K Mixed 39.6 56.6
137% 49.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.9 DQ Read 240 304
69.7 DQ Write 252 325
21.1 DQ Mixed 169 223
148% 220 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0303B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 386 388 370 394 393 MB/s
Read 439
Write 384
Mixed 334
SusWrite 382
87% 385 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 37.6
127% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 218
189% 279 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0810B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 400 407 416 416 416 MB/s
Read 463
Write 405
Mixed 348
SusWrite 404
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 72.2
4K Mixed 32.1
119% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 210
172% 240 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0810B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 397 403 413 398 339 MB/s
Read 403
Write 408
Mixed 364
SusWrite 392
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 33.8
114% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 220
190% 279 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0303B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 317 298 292 322 331 MB/s
Read 437
Write 208
Mixed 331
SusWrite 310
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 68.7
4K Mixed 37.3
122% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 217
187% 275 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,959,956 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 253GB Builds (Compare 3,095 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 3%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq 8200 Elite CMT PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $150

Popular SSD 253GB systems:

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Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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  • 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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