Average Bench: 138% (157th of 1058)

Based on 8,441 user benchmarks.  Model: PC401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB averaged 38.1% 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 351MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 694MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB is 129%. 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 563MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,441 samples)
Min Avg Max
441 Read 1,049 1,548
96.9 Write 563 1,189
148 Mixed 632 1,268
81.6 SusWrite 398 622
147% 661 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 36 48.2
33.5 4K Write 86.1 134
19.9 4K Mixed 43.1 67.4
155% 55.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
213 DQ Read 694 939
94 DQ Write 395 908
114 DQ Mixed 351 820
313% 480 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80004E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 515 480 488 461 431 437 MB/s
Read 989
Write 775
Mixed 895
SusWrite 468
175% 782 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 49.7
163% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 900
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 310
312% 520 MB/s
430GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 532 560 572 592 516 MB/s
Read 942
Write 801
Mixed 868
SusWrite 537
177% 787 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 54.7
182% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 531
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 438
316% 414 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 158 219 226 472 496 MB/s
Read 1262
Write 268
Mixed 262
SusWrite 284
112% 519 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 35.7
144% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 677
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 188
194% 334 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 248 200 162 126 116 MB/s
Read 774
Write 391
Mixed 282
SusWrite 202
91% 412 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 99.2
4K Mixed 36.2
144% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 767
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 302
292% 472 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 136 146 162 147 142 MB/s
Read 813
Write 138
Mixed 241
SusWrite 147
73% 335 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 38.9
157% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 789
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 179
206% 374 MB/s
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 251 223 220 237 212 MB/s
Read 881
Write 272
Mixed 286
SusWrite 234
92% 418 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 32.2
125% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 643
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 255
241% 388 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 160 162 196 146 186 MB/s
Read 933
Write 178
Mixed 240
SusWrite 170
82% 380 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 35.3
142% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 524
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 230
198% 302 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,553,673 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 512GB Builds (Compare 6,704 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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