Average Bench: 127% (120th of 996)

Based on 2,015 user benchmarks.  Model: PC401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 27.1% 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 312MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 958MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB is 85.8%. 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 271MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 461MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,015 samples)
Min Avg Max
467 Read 958 1,292
110 Write 461 773
175 Mixed 649 1,028
129 SusWrite 271 330
130% 585 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.8 4K Read 38.9 49
54.8 4K Write 100 140
25.9 4K Mixed 46.9 67.1
172% 62 MB/s
Min Avg Max
322 DQ Read 513 604
113 DQ Write 354 738
144 DQ Mixed 312 632
266% 393 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
137GB free
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 314 314 314 315 314 MB/s
Read 1,234
Write 535
Mixed 1,009
SusWrite 334
173% 778 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 62.8
215% 77.9 MB/s
DQ Read 605
DQ Write 663
DQ Mixed 315
325% 528 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 292 312 301 256 261 MB/s
Read 1244
Write 584
Mixed 776
SusWrite 288
160% 723 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 60.2
211% 77 MB/s
DQ Read 534
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 317
264% 387 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 312 314 314 315 315 MB/s
Read 1,030
Write 747
Mixed 1,030
SusWrite 323
175% 782 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 52.6
176% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 603
DQ Write 722
DQ Mixed 393
371% 573 MB/s
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 224 219 207 205 198 MB/s
Read 799
Write 182
Mixed 260
SusWrite 211
79% 363 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 35.8
146% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 470
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 196
185% 295 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,721,910 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 256GB Builds (Compare 5,651 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
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Desktop
Desktop 101%
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Workstation
Workstation 91%
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System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $823

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