Average Bench: 88.7% (338th of 1058)

Based on 4,721 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSCKKW256G8

Very good average bench

The Intel SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB averaged just 11.3% 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 193MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 43.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB is 51.2%. 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 220MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 338MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,721 samples)
Min Avg Max
353 Read 460 513
229 Write 362 463
163 Mixed 338 451
119 SusWrite 220 277
77.1% 345 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 33.6 47.7
39.2 4K Write 73.1 104
23.2 4K Mixed 43.1 63.2
145% 49.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
150 DQ Read 281 308
98.6 DQ Write 249 335
115 DQ Mixed 193 249
164% 241 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 271 279 271 279 279 MB/s
Read 517
Write 469
Mixed 463
SusWrite 280
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 50.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 69.2
225% 77.9 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 252
210% 300 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 316 240 222 229 227 MB/s
Read 498
Write 321
Mixed 427
SusWrite 250
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 61.4
202% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 247
203% 289 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 252 256 261 246 260 MB/s
Read 490
Write 448
Mixed 448
SusWrite 258
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 55.6
184% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 219
180% 258 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 258 259 256 257 259 MB/s
Read 422
Write 390
Mixed 370
SusWrite 261
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 72.6
4K Mixed 44.9
155% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 248
200% 281 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 255 267 266 268 266 MB/s
Read 483
Write 418
Mixed 417
SusWrite 266
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 40.4
142% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 195
175% 264 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 255 263 252 252 263 MB/s
Read 476
Write 420
Mixed 411
SusWrite 260
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 36.3
146% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 198
175% 262 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 268 268 274 268 188 MB/s
Read 465
Write 360
Mixed 290
SusWrite 253
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 42.5
135% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 201
178% 266 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 263 265 245 268 267 MB/s
Read 453
Write 291
Mixed 280
SusWrite 260
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 40
132% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 202
173% 255 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,207,617 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB Builds (Compare 294 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Asus VivoBook_ASUSLaptop X430FN_S430FN

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