Average Bench: 80% (419th of 1011)

Based on 588 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2KW256G8L

Good average bench

The Intel 545s Series 256GB (Lenovo) averaged 20.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel 545s Series 256GB (Lenovo) near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 157MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 545s Series 256GB (Lenovo) is 49.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel 545s Series 256GB (Lenovo) performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 244MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 295MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 588 samples)
Min Avg Max
354 Read 449 501
144 Write 303 421
188 Mixed 295 412
166 SusWrite 244 268
72.1% 323 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 29.6 43.4
27.6 4K Write 61.2 91.6
11.3 4K Mixed 34 55.8
121% 41.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.9 DQ Read 251 309
51.1 DQ Write 219 325
14.4 DQ Mixed 157 246
139% 209 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 161 188 121 134 136 MB/s
Read 453
Write 363
Mixed 364
SusWrite 172
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 53.2
174% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 247
206% 295 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 174 171 180 170 172 MB/s
Read 437
Write 408
Mixed 393
SusWrite 184
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 52.5
173% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 28.5
74% 161 MB/s
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL05C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 276 265 264 277 275 MB/s
Read 333
Write 182
Mixed 307
SusWrite 270
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 43
156% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 246
194% 271 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 128 265 256 236 239 MB/s
Read 486
Write 295
Mixed 270
SusWrite 216
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 38.7
132% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 202
173% 255 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 251 207 166 266 173 MB/s
Read 476
Write 238
Mixed 159
SusWrite 208
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 31
124% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 202
157% 219 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 107 103 70 101 101 MB/s
Read 478
Write 126
Mixed 156
SusWrite 97.6
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 32.5
120% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 34.1
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 46.3
42% 60.7 MB/s
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