Average Bench: 132% (114th of 991)

Based on 1,586 user benchmarks.  Model: PC401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 32.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 309MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,007MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB is 83%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 272MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 465MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,586 samples)
Min Avg Max
539 Read 1,007 1,292
122 Write 465 763
189 Mixed 685 1,029
121 SusWrite 272 327
135% 607 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.7 4K Read 40.3 49.6
60.7 4K Write 104 142
27.9 4K Mixed 49.2 67.7
179% 64.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
381 DQ Read 523 604
113 DQ Write 373 735
134 DQ Mixed 309 618
268% 402 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 322 313 313 308 293 MB/s
Read 1,120
Write 613
Mixed 1,020
SusWrite 314
171% 767 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 55
182% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 601
DQ Write 646
DQ Mixed 322
325% 523 MB/s
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 291 280 282 279 290 MB/s
Read 1,044
Write 412
Mixed 923
SusWrite 289
148% 667 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 51.2
203% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 487
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 149
178% 315 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 317 315 316 316 316 MB/s
Read 829
Write 650
Mixed 827
SusWrite 322
147% 657 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 93.9
4K Mixed 52.1
177% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 603
DQ Write 434
DQ Mixed 332
299% 456 MB/s
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 269 244 251 254 266 MB/s
Read 984
Write 262
Mixed 794
SusWrite 256
127% 574 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 48.9
153% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 515
DQ Write 532
DQ Mixed 362
317% 470 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 156 163 154 153 152 MB/s
Read 566
Write 136
Mixed 238
SusWrite 163
60% 276 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 34.4
134% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 474
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 198
180% 284 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,089,043 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 256GB Builds (Compare 4,792 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $831

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