Average Bench: 150% (113th of 1011)

Based on 4,750 user benchmarks.  Model: PC401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB averaged 50.0% 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 423MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 741MB/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 479MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 90.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,750 samples)
Min Avg Max
484 Read 1,072 1,537
147 Write 684 1,176
217 Mixed 760 1,274
145 SusWrite 479 633
167% 749 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.6 4K Read 37.9 47.9
42 4K Write 90.5 140
26.6 4K Mixed 46.6 68.8
165% 58.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
170 DQ Read 741 940
122 DQ Write 474 1,065
129 DQ Mixed 423 829
365% 546 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
477GB free
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 798 612 611 613 613 612 MB/s
Read 1,549
Write 842
Mixed 1260
SusWrite 643
239% 1,074 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 67
244% 93 MB/s
DQ Read 942
DQ Write 1,182
DQ Mixed 853
701% 992 MB/s
302GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 588 555 538 523 522 MB/s
Read 1,406
Write 447
Mixed 434
SusWrite 494
152% 695 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 48
192% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 812
DQ Write 408
DQ Mixed 265
289% 495 MB/s
281GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 410 552 542 544 535 MB/s
Read 1,350
Write 504
Mixed 535
SusWrite 456
156% 711 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 46.1
162% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 806
DQ Write 519
DQ Mixed 294
319% 540 MB/s
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80004E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 521 497 473 458 474 466 MB/s
Read 1,086
Write 507
Mixed 500
SusWrite 481
143% 644 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 43.5
152% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 707
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 378
307% 448 MB/s
303GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 495 506 494 475 474 MB/s
Read 1,025
Write 632
Mixed 796
SusWrite 488
164% 735 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 33.3
128% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 637
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 296
268% 416 MB/s
393GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 576 564 591 591 586 589 MB/s
Read 528
Write 746
Mixed 840
SusWrite 583
153% 674 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 69.3
4K Mixed 43.2
139% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 684
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 673
457% 567 MB/s
338GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80004E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 58 194 249 476 474 MB/s
Read 484
Write 480
Mixed 319
SusWrite 315
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 42.4
147% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 537
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 339
276% 397 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 141 138 134 124 127 MB/s
Read 902
Write 215
Mixed 301
SusWrite 139
85% 389 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 36.2
132% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 547
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 226
206% 325 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,505,215 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 512GB Builds (Compare 11,051 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

System: Dell XPS 15 9570

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