Average Bench: 147% (78th of 959)

Based on 1,371 user benchmarks.  Model: PC401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB averaged 47.3% 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 490MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 701MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB is 85.5%. 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 545MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 84.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,371 samples)
Min Avg Max
491 Read 1,014 1,450
271 Write 783 1,161
289 Mixed 843 1,235
305 SusWrite 545 617
178% 796 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.9 4K Read 34.7 43.7
54.7 4K Write 84.2 116
26.4 4K Mixed 46.3 61.1
156% 55.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46.3 DQ Read 701 934
128 DQ Write 419 818
87.3 DQ Mixed 490 810
384% 537 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
213GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 584 613 606 601 610 560 MB/s
Read 1,229
Write 1,101
Mixed 1070
SusWrite 596
224% 999 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 44.2
144% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 792
DQ Write 1,122
DQ Mixed 531
521% 815 MB/s
383GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80004E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 651 608 606 606 607 607 MB/s
Read 1,116
Write 797
Mixed 1,029
SusWrite 614
199% 889 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 53.5
183% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 659
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 648
441% 547 MB/s
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 579 576 583 586 572 573 MB/s
Read 878
Write 834
Mixed 985
SusWrite 578
184% 819 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 22.7
105% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 924
DQ Write 931
DQ Mixed 822
647% 892 MB/s
301GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 684 608 611 614 612 600 MB/s
Read 1,004
Write 847
Mixed 881
SusWrite 621
188% 838 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 41.3
133% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 467
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 500
328% 392 MB/s
283GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 443 425 416 401 411 MB/s
Read 1011
Write 406
Mixed 455
SusWrite 409
126% 570 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 34.4
129% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 628
DQ Write 377
DQ Mixed 301
278% 435 MB/s
420GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80004E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 589 605 606 568 576 606 MB/s
Read 467
Write 846
Mixed 777
SusWrite 592
153% 670 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 48.7
164% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 559
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 392
301% 417 MB/s
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Typical NVMe SK hynix 512GB Builds (Compare 2,680 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
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