Average Bench: 88.7% (334th of 1058)

Based on 4,232 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSCKKW256G8

Very good average bench

The Intel SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB averaged just 11.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 194MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB is 52.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 222MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 340MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,232 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 457 513
241 Write 363 463
161 Mixed 340 451
126 SusWrite 222 277
77.3% 345 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.9 4K Read 33.5 48.7
38.3 4K Write 73.4 106
20.4 4K Mixed 42.9 63.4
145% 49.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
149 DQ Read 281 308
105 DQ Write 252 334
120 DQ Mixed 194 248
166% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 243 223 332 251 231 MB/s
Read 490
Write 69.3
Mixed 405
SusWrite 256
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 64.8
207% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 118
124% 208 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 266 268 269 269 270 MB/s
Read 470
Write 399
Mixed 397
SusWrite 283
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 52
162% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 185
137% 182 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 254 257 263 263 265 MB/s
Read 449
Write 252
Mixed 271
SusWrite 256
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 37.8
127% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 201
173% 256 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 251 253 248 260 259 MB/s
Read 471
Write 261
Mixed 280
SusWrite 251
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 43
145% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 37.2
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 51.5
48% 72.4 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 226 169 168 169 137 MB/s
Read 425
Write 392
Mixed 381
SusWrite 178
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 29.8
4K Mixed 23.2
76% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 192
142% 190 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 225 166 269 195 247 MB/s
Read 428
Write 273
Mixed 159
SusWrite 221
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 29.1
4K Mixed 21.4
68% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 99.8
DQ Mixed 131
104% 148 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,074,796 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB Builds (Compare 273 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Asus VivoBook_ASUSLaptop X430FN_S430FN

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