Average Bench: 81.8% (375th of 1000)

Based on 944 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSCKKF256G8 SATA 256GB

Very good average bench

The Intel SSDSCKKF256G8 SATA 256GB averaged just 18.1% 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 193MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSCKKF256G8 SATA 256GB is 41.2%. 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 238MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 307MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 944 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 443 500
229 Write 314 419
220 Mixed 307 413
150 SusWrite 238 269
72.7% 325 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 28 39.5
29.3 4K Write 61.7 89.3
16.5 4K Mixed 36.2 51.2
121% 42 MB/s
Min Avg Max
145 DQ Read 279 307
102 DQ Write 251 323
79.6 DQ Mixed 193 245
164% 241 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD03N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 251 258 263 258 258 MB/s
Read 503
Write 423
Mixed 428
SusWrite 260
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 73.2
4K Mixed 51.7
166% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 208
187% 281 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD03N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 284 265 264 267 268 MB/s
Read 482
Write 399
Mixed 426
SusWrite 252
87% 390 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 50
164% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 232
200% 292 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD04N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 254 259 264 259 263 MB/s
Read 457
Write 358
Mixed 277
SusWrite 261
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 48.8
153% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 199
178% 269 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD04N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 244 255 256 256 248 MB/s
Read 488
Write 403
Mixed 403
SusWrite 256
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 66
4K Mixed 46.3
150% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 197
175% 263 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD03N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 259 263 263 253 259 MB/s
Read 441
Write 367
Mixed 266
SusWrite 256
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 74.3
4K Mixed 42.7
131% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 196
180% 274 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD03N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 247 259 261 258 257 MB/s
Read 463
Write 290
Mixed 297
SusWrite 256
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 72.6
4K Mixed 35.2
130% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 199
166% 242 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD04N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 226 246 240 244 233 MB/s
Read 483
Write 268
Mixed 285
SusWrite 234
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 34.6
117% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 197
171% 253 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: LHFD04N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 165 164 166 166 203 MB/s
Read 312
Write 269
Mixed 280
SusWrite 171
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 45.1
146% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 45.5
DQ Write 84.9
DQ Mixed 57.4
46% 62.6 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD05N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 259 263 253 259 261 MB/s
Read 394
Write 245
Mixed 271
SusWrite 258
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 23.7
4K Mixed 17.6
57% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 128
101% 142 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,383,530 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSCKKF256G8 SATA 256GB Builds (Compare 15,157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - $790

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Total price: $790

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