Average Bench: 122% (163rd of 1040)

Based on 5,081 user benchmarks.  Model: PC401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 22.4% 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 246MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 45.9MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB is 92.3%. 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 204MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 313MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,081 samples)
Min Avg Max
507 Read 1,002 1,287
68.6 Write 313 726
121 Mixed 470 1,023
58.7 SusWrite 204 325
109% 497 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 4K Read 45.9 49.6
48.8 4K Write 97.5 139
17.3 4K Mixed 42.6 67.2
176% 62 MB/s
Min Avg Max
283 DQ Read 487 603
75.8 DQ Write 277 722
90.4 DQ Mixed 246 543
220% 337 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 304 286 271 246 222 MB/s
Read 1,283
Write 485
Mixed 1,017
SusWrite 272
169% 764 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 67
232% 84.1 MB/s
DQ Read 602
DQ Write 446
DQ Mixed 516
388% 521 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 272 295 283 281 278 MB/s
Read 1,283
Write 566
Mixed 1,015
SusWrite 277
174% 785 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 59.3
201% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 602
DQ Write 438
DQ Mixed 376
320% 472 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 223 206 211 176 205 MB/s
Read 724
Write 209
Mixed 225
SusWrite 208
75% 341 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 34.5
139% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 472
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 184
176% 284 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 207 174 192 159 162 MB/s
Read 760
Write 225
Mixed 268
SusWrite 177
78% 358 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 29.1
136% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 236
191% 272 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,682,468 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 256GB Builds (Compare 4,355 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $715

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