Average Bench: 153% (99th of 1003)

Based on 4,212 user benchmarks.  Model: PC401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB averaged 53.4% 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 454MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 767MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB is 106%. 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 509MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 92MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,212 samples)
Min Avg Max
510 Read 1,082 1,543
156 Write 753 1,195
232 Mixed 821 1,279
154 SusWrite 509 617
177% 791 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22 4K Read 37.7 47.3
55.7 4K Write 92 135
25.1 4K Mixed 47.5 65.9
167% 59.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
243 DQ Read 767 940
148 DQ Write 474 954
168 DQ Mixed 454 831
383% 565 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: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 546 607 606 589 601 607 MB/s
Read 1,517
Write 1,096
Mixed 556
SusWrite 593
209% 941 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 41.1
158% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 839
DQ Write 557
DQ Mixed 318
340% 571 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80004E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 512 415 386 404 365 385 MB/s
Read 1,328
Write 792
Mixed 1123
SusWrite 411
204% 913 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 49.5
168% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 917
DQ Write 655
DQ Mixed 357
383% 643 MB/s
279GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 574 563 605 603 618 606 MB/s
Read 899
Write 937
Mixed 816
SusWrite 595
183% 812 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 50.6
167% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 900
DQ Write 410
DQ Mixed 317
324% 542 MB/s
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 577 564 599 475 408 426 MB/s
Read 1,028
Write 1,064
Mixed 713
SusWrite 508
186% 828 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 40.1
148% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 638
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 197
209% 358 MB/s
418GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 604 595 532 563 602 607 MB/s
Read 674
Write 822
Mixed 807
SusWrite 584
163% 722 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 49.9
153% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 553
DQ Write 402
DQ Mixed 435
337% 463 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 125 133 122 125 123 MB/s
Read 1,267
Write 154
Mixed 209
SusWrite 128
94% 440 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 35
150% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 789
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 226
234% 400 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 184 184 188 180 185 MB/s
Read 963
Write 208
Mixed 258
SusWrite 190
88% 405 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 40.5
160% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 724
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 294
265% 415 MB/s
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Typical NVMe SK hynix 512GB Builds (Compare 8,431 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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