Average Bench: 83% (391st of 1026)

Based on 856 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2KW256G8L

Very good average bench

The Intel 545s Series 256GB (Lenovo) averaged just 17.0% 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 185MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 545s Series 256GB (Lenovo) is 45.6%. 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 232MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 317MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 856 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 437 500
226 Write 332 427
215 Mixed 317 418
135 SusWrite 232 269
73.8% 330 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 29.8 44.6
31.5 4K Write 65.4 92.2
18.7 4K Mixed 38 56.4
129% 44.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
111 DQ Read 269 310
97.8 DQ Write 240 329
49.6 DQ Mixed 185 247
158% 232 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 272 274 275 274 276 MB/s
Read 415
Write 316
Mixed 299
SusWrite 270
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 44.1
160% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 200
173% 256 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL05C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 262 262 258 252 259 MB/s
Read 434
Write 286
Mixed 253
SusWrite 249
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 44.2
145% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 34.5
DQ Write 94.2
DQ Mixed 45.2
40% 58 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 181 233 198 179 179 MB/s
Read 441
Write 212
Mixed 278
SusWrite 194
62% 281 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 35.4
119% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 129
140% 236 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 152 105 132 134 99 MB/s
Read 441
Write 227
Mixed 153
SusWrite 129
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 28.6
114% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 169
133% 188 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 158 131 74 78 74 MB/s
Read 390
Write 335
Mixed 345
SusWrite 116
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 29.2
87% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 185
173% 266 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,481,964 SSDs tested.

Typical 545s Series 256GB (Lenovo) Builds (Compare 2,685 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

System: Lenovo 81BG

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