Average Bench: 82.7% (391st of 1016)

Based on 1,470 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSCKKF256G8 SATA 256GB

Very good average bench

The Intel SSDSCKKF256G8 SATA 256GB averaged just 17.3% 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 188MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSCKKF256G8 SATA 256GB is 43.7%. 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 231MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 308MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,470 samples)
Min Avg Max
354 Read 445 502
216 Write 318 430
170 Mixed 308 430
134 SusWrite 231 271
72.8% 326 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.2 4K Read 28.8 41.7
32.5 4K Write 63.8 91.8
19 4K Mixed 37.7 54
126% 43.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
96.2 DQ Read 275 307
79.6 DQ Write 245 324
47.2 DQ Mixed 188 245
161% 236 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD05N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 220 150 246 168 141 MB/s
Read 479
Write 447
Mixed 427
SusWrite 196
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 57.6
188% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 229
193% 279 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD05N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 198 203 238 245 264 MB/s
Read 447
Write 389
Mixed 304
SusWrite 234
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 40.9
142% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 224
188% 271 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD04N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 255 259 262 261 260 MB/s
Read 470
Write 257
Mixed 291
SusWrite 258
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 36.1
123% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 198
170% 251 MB/s
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD05N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 207 223 225 248 249 MB/s
Read 480
Write 394
Mixed 283
SusWrite 224
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 24.2
96% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 202
167% 240 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD04N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 248 221 208 268 179 MB/s
Read 350
Write 338
Mixed 291
SusWrite 227
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 17.2
70% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 209
182% 269 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,397,007 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSCKKF256G8 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 19,167 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $629

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $629

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