Average Bench: 138% (156th of 1058)

Based on 7,931 user benchmarks.  Model: PC401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB averaged 37.5% 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 348MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 699MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB is 118%. 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 386MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 541MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,931 samples)
Min Avg Max
464 Read 1,059 1,520
106 Write 541 1,180
164 Mixed 617 1,271
88.6 SusWrite 386 615
144% 651 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.1 4K Read 34.7 46.3
41.3 4K Write 87.8 130
20.5 4K Mixed 42.9 65.4
154% 55.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
206 DQ Read 699 938
91.1 DQ Write 386 833
116 DQ Mixed 348 812
311% 478 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 619 596 580 605 607 604 MB/s
Read 1,599
Write 1,071
Mixed 1,306
SusWrite 602
256% 1,145 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 71.6
246% 90 MB/s
DQ Read 936
DQ Write 878
DQ Mixed 457
467% 757 MB/s
414GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 629 601 604 605 608 605 MB/s
Read 1,576
Write 884
Mixed 1,286
SusWrite 608
243% 1,089 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 70.8
244% 89.3 MB/s
DQ Read 928
DQ Write 917
DQ Mixed 321
407% 722 MB/s
431GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 606 589 587 546 608 608 MB/s
Read 1,560
Write 914
Mixed 1,288
SusWrite 591
243% 1088 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 70.3
242% 88.4 MB/s
DQ Read 943
DQ Write 797
DQ Mixed 350
404% 696 MB/s
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 602 606 600 605 604 602 MB/s
Read 1,572
Write 1039
Mixed 1,268
SusWrite 603
250% 1,120 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 69.4
239% 87.3 MB/s
DQ Read 906
DQ Write 712
DQ Mixed 313
369% 644 MB/s
302GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80004E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 597 601 603 605 601 MB/s
Read 1,238
Write 500
Mixed 475
SusWrite 543
152% 689 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 39.1
153% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 755
DQ Write 445
DQ Mixed 364
334% 521 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 91 86 82 78 80 MB/s
Read 1,212
Write 99.1
Mixed 197
SusWrite 87.3
85% 399 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 33.7
139% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 794
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 153
188% 352 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 665 517 271 215 157 128 MB/s
Read 1,150
Write 914
Mixed 1,086
SusWrite 326
194% 869 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 43.9
4K Mixed 34.2
110% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 176
130% 173 MB/s
274GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 290 345 350 296 331 MB/s
Read 680
Write 298
Mixed 310
SusWrite 315
89% 401 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 74.7
4K Mixed 18.4
98% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 777
DQ Write 359
DQ Mixed 271
280% 469 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,896,930 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 512GB Builds (Compare 5,876 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9570

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