Average Bench: 115% (188th of 1058)

Based on 6,449 user benchmarks.  Model: PC401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 15.4% 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. Sequential Read Speed 949MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc401 NVMe SK hynix 256GB is 104%. 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 195MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 299MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,449 samples)
Min Avg Max
457 Read 949 1282
57.6 Write 299 742
116 Mixed 465 1,025
53.4 SusWrite 195 331
105% 477 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 39.4 49.4
43 4K Write 92.1 143
17.6 4K Mixed 40.9 68.6
161% 57.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
255 DQ Read 482 604
71.9 DQ Write 270 731
76.6 DQ Mixed 246 628
218% 333 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 306 312 312 210 183 MB/s
Read 1,176
Write 741
Mixed 1,026
SusWrite 276
179% 805 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 66.8
229% 82.3 MB/s
DQ Read 601
DQ Write 610
DQ Mixed 291
305% 501 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 189 162 189 195 191 MB/s
Read 993
Write 201
Mixed 281
SusWrite 191
90% 416 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 40.9
179% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 473
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 51.6
108% 229 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80007E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 157 185 180 183 153 MB/s
Read 1,002
Write 161
Mixed 236
SusWrite 161
84% 390 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 40.8
172% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 468
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 198
177% 275 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 204 191 185 174 153 MB/s
Read 862
Write 221
Mixed 301
SusWrite 187
86% 393 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 38
168% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 475
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 239
209% 317 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80004E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 224 219 242 244 251 MB/s
Read 724
Write 247
Mixed 331
SusWrite 234
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 37.1
158% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 474
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 276
227% 331 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 121 113 109 105 105 MB/s
Read 683
Write 147
Mixed 210
SusWrite 115
63% 289 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 18.3
105% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 188
150% 214 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,499,847 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 256GB Builds (Compare 6,905 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

System: Alienware Aurora R7

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $825

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