Average Bench: 141% (135th of 1026)

Based on 6,434 user benchmarks.  Model: PC401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB averaged 40.6% 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 367MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 703MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB is 119%. 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 405MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 550MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,434 samples)
Min Avg Max
490 Read 1,067 1,485
118 Write 550 1,137
172 Mixed 626 1,246
96.8 SusWrite 405 616
147% 662 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 37.5 45.4
36 4K Write 87 131
20.3 4K Mixed 43.2 63.8
158% 55.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
189 DQ Read 703 938
91.2 DQ Write 411 934
109 DQ Mixed 367 819
324% 494 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 736 601 596 600 606 600 MB/s
Read 1,167
Write 1126
Mixed 1,053
SusWrite 623
223% 992 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 59.9
202% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 714
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 631
442% 566 MB/s
104GB free
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 633 562 506 565 578 578 MB/s
Read 1,193
Write 978
Mixed 898
SusWrite 570
204% 910 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 51
160% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 830
DQ Write 669
DQ Mixed 713
544% 737 MB/s
295GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 579 584 550 554 511 516 MB/s
Read 1,456
Write 979
Mixed 1,232
SusWrite 549
236% 1,054 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 53.5
180% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 45.4
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 46.7
63% 108 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 207 203 194 211 232 MB/s
Read 1,354
Write 164
Mixed 308
SusWrite 214
110% 510 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 45.2
185% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 815
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 262
265% 445 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 223 226 210 165 197 MB/s
Read 1,207
Write 200
Mixed 349
SusWrite 209
106% 491 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 40.1
156% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 814
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 255
259% 437 MB/s
316GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 626 471 492 484 477 456 MB/s
Read 928
Write 506
Mixed 476
SusWrite 501
134% 603 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 41.9
152% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 36.7
DQ Write 398
DQ Mixed 90.9
108% 175 MB/s
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 617 601 607 601 609 610 MB/s
Read 420
Write 719
Mixed 826
SusWrite 608
147% 643 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 51
166% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 482
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 543
360% 434 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 53 50 47 41 39 MB/s
Read 1,375
Write 74.2
Mixed 116
SusWrite 48.9
85% 404 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 43.6
4K Mixed 32.9
129% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 799
DQ Write 54.4
DQ Mixed 172
190% 342 MB/s
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Typical NVMe SK hynix 512GB Builds (Compare 15,137 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

System: Dell XPS 15 9570

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