Average Bench: 147% (119th of 1016)

Based on 5,484 user benchmarks.  Model: PC401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB averaged 46.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 413MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 744MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB is 132%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 437MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 610MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,484 samples)
Min Avg Max
467 Read 1,071 1,558
122 Write 610 1,151
174 Mixed 692 1,281
106 SusWrite 437 627
156% 703 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 36.3 49.6
44.3 4K Write 92.9 149
23.5 4K Mixed 46.3 71.1
163% 58.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
160 DQ Read 744 940
118 DQ Write 472 1,113
133 DQ Mixed 413 831
360% 543 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 159 163 159 162 146 MB/s
Read 1,364
Write 142
Mixed 295
SusWrite 167
106% 492 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 46.6
193% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 812
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 254
262% 443 MB/s
354GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 478 479 460 478 467 MB/s
Read 944
Write 448
Mixed 393
SusWrite 472
125% 564 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 42
156% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 783
DQ Write 395
DQ Mixed 324
311% 501 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 135 144 141 146 141 MB/s
Read 1,227
Write 135
Mixed 153
SusWrite 152
89% 417 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 37
153% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 796
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 208
220% 383 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 495 422 419 419 392 MB/s
Read 765
Write 418
Mixed 355
SusWrite 424
109% 491 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 37
145% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 789
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 309
294% 474 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 192 200 190 204 167 MB/s
Read 432
Write 209
Mixed 226
SusWrite 196
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 62.1
4K Mixed 14.5
93% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 606
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 234
220% 353 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80004E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 47 45 50 42 47 MB/s
Read 554
Write 57
Mixed 91.5
SusWrite 47.2
40% 187 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 32.7
4K Mixed 13
59% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 43.8
DQ Mixed 85.8
72% 108 MB/s
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Typical NVMe SK hynix 512GB Builds (Compare 12,548 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
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System: Dell XPS 15 9570

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