Average Bench: 88.2% (323rd of 1040)

Based on 3,597 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSCKKW256G8

Very good average bench

The Intel SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB averaged just 11.7% 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 197MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB is 55%. 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 224MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 341MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,597 samples)
Min Avg Max
334 Read 458 511
235 Write 359 461
215 Mixed 341 448
118 SusWrite 224 278
77.4% 346 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 4K Read 33 48.8
38.3 4K Write 71.7 105
18.6 4K Mixed 42.5 63.7
142% 49.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
149 DQ Read 279 308
108 DQ Write 254 336
124 DQ Mixed 197 249
167% 243 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 263 266 265 267 266 MB/s
Read 510
Write 465
Mixed 452
SusWrite 270
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 65.2
214% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 239
203% 295 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 280 279 281 282 281 MB/s
Read 510
Write 457
Mixed 440
SusWrite 285
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 57.1
188% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 250
205% 291 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 259 261 261 261 265 MB/s
Read 503
Write 384
Mixed 250
SusWrite 259
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 41.5
145% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 196
169% 249 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 256 266 268 270 269 MB/s
Read 439
Write 278
Mixed 271
SusWrite 261
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 37.7
127% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 204
175% 258 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 113 103 87 80 69 MB/s
Read 329
Write 226
Mixed 243
SusWrite 98.7
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 19
70% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 91.8
DQ Mixed 88
80% 125 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,352,318 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB Builds (Compare 233 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Asus VivoBook_ASUSLaptop X430FN_S430FN

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