Average Bench: 79.6% (415th of 1003)

Based on 549 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2KW256G8L

Good average bench

The Intel 545s Series 256GB (Lenovo) averaged 20.4% 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 155MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 545s Series 256GB (Lenovo) is 49.1%. 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 245MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 294MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 549 samples)
Min Avg Max
355 Read 450 502
144 Write 302 419
188 Mixed 294 411
175 SusWrite 245 268
72% 322 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.1 4K Read 29.4 42.5
26.5 4K Write 60.6 90.7
11.2 4K Mixed 33.6 55.3
120% 41.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.8 DQ Read 251 309
49.7 DQ Write 217 324
12 DQ Mixed 155 245
138% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
132GB free
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 260 261 261 260 261 MB/s
Read 441
Write 388
Mixed 389
SusWrite 274
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 52.2
173% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 223
196% 290 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL05C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 260 262 260 254 255 MB/s
Read 457
Write 404
Mixed 404
SusWrite 259
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 56.6
186% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 46.1
DQ Write 94
DQ Mixed 59.3
48% 66.5 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL05C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 253 253 249 256 255 254 MB/s
Read 497
Write 299
Mixed 280
SusWrite 253
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 44.3
152% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 203
175% 259 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL05C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 248 252 256 255 253 MB/s
Read 486
Write 407
Mixed 397
SusWrite 255
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 51.4
4K Mixed 39.1
126% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 221
179% 253 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 146 134 99 134 99 MB/s
Read 469
Write 317
Mixed 265
SusWrite 132
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 45.1
135% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 126
119% 191 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 264 251 246 253 257 MB/s
Read 410
Write 265
Mixed 267
SusWrite 255
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 32.6
100% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 199
177% 266 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 91 107 104 109 101 MB/s
Read 444
Write 301
Mixed 276
SusWrite 109
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 37.1
127% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 119
108% 171 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL05C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 238 247 233 242 248 MB/s
Read 440
Write 361
Mixed 266
SusWrite 242
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 29.5
4K Mixed 25.3
75% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 162
132% 188 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 222 236 233 243 246 MB/s
Read 314
Write 233
Mixed 227
SusWrite 230
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 28.5
96% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 125
105% 150 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,013,832 SSDs tested.

Typical 545s Series 256GB (Lenovo) Builds (Compare 1,778 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Lenovo 81BG

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