Average Bench: 89% (299th of 1026)

Based on 71 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2KW25

Very good average bench

The Intel SSDSC2KW25 256GB averaged just 11.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel SSDSC2KW25 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 134MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSC2KW25 256GB is 36.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel SSDSC2KW25 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 243MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 372MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 71 samples)
Min Avg Max
390 Read 459 510
303 Write 397 477
271 Mixed 372 482
124 SusWrite 243 274
82.5% 368 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 4K Read 32.7 47
32.4 4K Write 68.1 129
16.7 4K Mixed 39.4 59.8
136% 46.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34 DQ Read 239 308
64.5 DQ Write 228 331
17.4 DQ Mixed 134 241
128% 200 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 288 259 254 260 261 MB/s
Read 372
Write 356
Mixed 422
SusWrite 263
80% 354 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 62
214% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 213
169% 235 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 260 191 247 181 156 MB/s
Read 472
Write 347
Mixed 279
SusWrite 209
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 52.8
183% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 171
144% 209 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 271 268 267 266 265 MB/s
Read 472
Write 426
Mixed 420
SusWrite 264
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 50.6
164% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 180
160% 242 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 240 250 250 256 254 MB/s
Read 460
Write 347
Mixed 297
SusWrite 244
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 50.5
173% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 73.1
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 169
111% 128 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 257 257 177 272 259 MB/s
Read 485
Write 426
Mixed 312
SusWrite 248
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 36.3
120% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 219
188% 277 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,453,876 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSC2KW25 256GB Builds (Compare 3,329 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 64%
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System: HP Z820 Workstation

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