Average Bench: 139% (158th of 1058)

Based on 10,135 user benchmarks.  Model: PC401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB averaged 39.1% 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 683MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB is 124%. 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 398MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 581MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,135 samples)
Min Avg Max
470 Read 1,069 1,536
96.8 Write 581 1,174
158 Mixed 652 1,266
80.1 SusWrite 398 622
150% 675 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 36.7 47.6
36.1 4K Write 87.5 131
18.8 4K Mixed 43.1 66.6
157% 55.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
177 DQ Read 683 939
93.8 DQ Write 393 892
105 DQ Mixed 348 817
310% 475 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 557 561 486 482 408 370 MB/s
Read 1,318
Write 890
Mixed 1,234
SusWrite 478
219% 980 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 60
202% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 930
DQ Write 919
DQ Mixed 460
473% 770 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 128 124 120 121 112 MB/s
Read 760
Write 282
Mixed 241
SusWrite 151
78% 359 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 37.9
129% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 685
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 344
293% 440 MB/s
323GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 381 39 497 475 459 MB/s
Read 864
Write 464
Mixed 462
SusWrite 384
121% 544 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 20
86% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 216
162% 219 MB/s
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80004E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 183 158 155 192 158 MB/s
Read 816
Write 140
Mixed 244
SusWrite 148
73% 337 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 52.5
4K Mixed 30.1
99% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 553
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 276
242% 369 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,337,376 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 512GB Builds (Compare 7,551 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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