Average Bench: 88.9% (281st of 1011)

Based on 2,048 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSCKKW256G8

Very good average bench

The Intel SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB averaged just 11.1% 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 190MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB is 55.4%. 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 238MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 342MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,048 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 449 513
238 Write 357 463
228 Mixed 342 450
147 SusWrite 238 276
77.6% 347 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13 4K Read 32.8 48.6
36.9 4K Write 74 110
16.8 4K Mixed 42.7 63.6
144% 49.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
139 DQ Read 267 308
142 DQ Write 256 338
108 DQ Mixed 190 248
162% 237 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: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 257 258 262 265 258 MB/s
Read 506
Write 454
Mixed 386
SusWrite 264
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 50.4
176% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 190
164% 242 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF003C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 255 257 257 255 260 MB/s
Read 423
Write 258
Mixed 272
SusWrite 255
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 40.4
149% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 203
173% 255 MB/s
35GB free
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 319 132 111 120 134 MB/s
Read 491
Write 342
Mixed 300
SusWrite 154
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 48.5
158% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 191
161% 234 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 247 247 250 249 256 MB/s
Read 510
Write 439
Mixed 440
SusWrite 264
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 31.4
4K Mixed 41.3
134% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 0.5
58% 145 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 166 171 126 115 112 MB/s
Read 412
Write 169
Mixed 144
SusWrite 142
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 52.6
4K Mixed 29.4
101% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 196
155% 218 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,726,358 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSCKKW256G8 256GB Builds (Compare 504 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Monster ABRA A5 V13.4

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