Average Bench: 89.2% (269th of 1003)

Based on 1,724 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSCKKW256G8

Very good average bench

The Intel SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB averaged just 10.7% 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 192MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 43MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB is 55.3%. 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 237MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 340MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,724 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 451 514
234 Write 358 462
226 Mixed 340 448
146 SusWrite 237 276
77.6% 347 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 4K Read 33.1 48.6
38.8 4K Write 75 110
18.8 4K Mixed 43 62.4
145% 50.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
139 DQ Read 268 308
109 DQ Write 252 334
91.7 DQ Mixed 192 248
163% 237 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 250 252 251 252 253 MB/s
Read 518
Write 389
Mixed 457
SusWrite 268
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 69.5
229% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 251
209% 300 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 268 269 277 271 269 MB/s
Read 467
Write 444
Mixed 414
SusWrite 275
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 62
195% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 48
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 115
100% 141 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 253 262 263 265 264 MB/s
Read 484
Write 410
Mixed 414
SusWrite 268
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 51.9
168% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 224
185% 266 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 243 262 265 265 263 MB/s
Read 480
Write 390
Mixed 414
SusWrite 265
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 50
164% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 248
206% 295 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 253 257 257 256 256 MB/s
Read 416
Write 257
Mixed 274
SusWrite 254
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 43.9
152% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 202
173% 254 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 266 172 186 238 187 MB/s
Read 495
Write 292
Mixed 297
SusWrite 198
71% 321 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 74.7
4K Mixed 39.8
135% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 30.7
DQ Write 81.4
DQ Mixed 41.5
36% 51.2 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 209 97 133 99 100 MB/s
Read 466
Write 434
Mixed 400
SusWrite 135
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 43.2
139% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 99.9
DQ Write 61.7
DQ Mixed 43.5
42% 68.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,194,846 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB Builds (Compare 427 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

System: Monster ABRA A5 V13.4

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