Average Bench: 140% (142nd of 1040)

Based on 6,889 user benchmarks.  Model: PC401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB averaged 39.8% 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 347MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 700MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 512GB is 128%. 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 393MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 543MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,889 samples)
Min Avg Max
441 Read 1,064 1,541
106 Write 543 1,148
165 Mixed 619 1,268
102 SusWrite 393 629
145% 655 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 36.3 47.4
43 4K Write 90 136
18.9 4K Mixed 43.9 67.2
159% 56.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
155 DQ Read 700 938
92.6 DQ Write 402 943
83.8 DQ Mixed 347 825
313% 483 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 641 605 600 454 417 242 MB/s
Read 1,447
Write 1,002
Mixed 1,283
SusWrite 493
236% 1,056 MB/s
4K Read 49.5
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 68.7
231% 82.1 MB/s
DQ Read 941
DQ Write 703
DQ Mixed 816
612% 820 MB/s
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 657 599 606 604 609 609 MB/s
Read 1,259
Write 1,100
Mixed 1,127
SusWrite 614
230% 1,025 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 56
185% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 935
DQ Write 744
DQ Mixed 812
615% 830 MB/s
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80004E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 598 543 556 570 557 553 MB/s
Read 1,050
Write 813
Mixed 965
SusWrite 563
190% 848 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 58.1
198% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 330
252% 339 MB/s
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 233 218 184 236 356 MB/s
Read 1,393
Write 210
Mixed 281
SusWrite 242
115% 531 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 55.2
4K Mixed 39.1
126% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 801
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 230
254% 442 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80004E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 159 166 160 184 192 MB/s
Read 979
Write 165
Mixed 252
SusWrite 171
85% 392 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 37.7
140% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 715
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 210
219% 375 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 172 203 164 203 196 MB/s
Read 635
Write 246
Mixed 341
SusWrite 199
78% 355 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 73.2
4K Mixed 35.3
130% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 225
167% 219 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,792,396 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 512GB Builds (Compare 3,799 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

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