Average Bench: 81.8% (425th of 1040)

Based on 2,357 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSCKKF256G8 SATA 256GB

Very good average bench

The Intel SSDSCKKF256G8 SATA 256GB averaged just 18.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel SSDSCKKF256G8 SATA 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 187MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSCKKF256G8 SATA 256GB is 48.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel SSDSCKKF256G8 SATA 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 216MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 304MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,357 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 445 504
188 Write 318 436
153 Mixed 304 429
113 SusWrite 216 272
71.6% 321 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 29.2 44.2
30 4K Write 63.8 93.6
20.1 4K Mixed 37.8 57.5
126% 43.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
156 DQ Read 277 307
91.3 DQ Write 238 319
71 DQ Mixed 187 244
159% 234 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD05N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 278 245 270 261 269 MB/s
Read 514
Write 464
Mixed 454
SusWrite 262
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 64.2
216% 74.7 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 250
208% 299 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD05N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 270 265 267 271 266 MB/s
Read 383
Write 338
Mixed 344
SusWrite 272
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 50.3
149% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 202
182% 276 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD03N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 161 267 209 227 173 MB/s
Read 489
Write 294
Mixed 266
SusWrite 208
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 40.8
138% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 228
185% 262 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD04N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 213 169 137 165 144 MB/s
Read 416
Write 326
Mixed 300
SusWrite 168
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 45.9
133% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 221
183% 262 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD03N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 186 168 160 166 175 MB/s
Read 411
Write 359
Mixed 358
SusWrite 175
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 68.7
4K Mixed 31.6
131% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 239
191% 268 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD03N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 164 140 162 163 161 MB/s
Read 331
Write 186
Mixed 245
SusWrite 156
51% 229 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 40.8
4K Mixed 23.7
77% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 197
165% 240 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,771,900 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSCKKF256G8 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 3,125 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Dell G5 5587

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