Average Bench: 83.3% (373rd of 1012)

Based on 658 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2KW256G8L

Very good average bench

The Intel 545s Series 256GB (Lenovo) averaged just 16.7% 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 180MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 545s Series 256GB (Lenovo) is 45.7%. 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 242MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 311MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 658 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 443 502
209 Write 324 424
211 Mixed 311 415
157 SusWrite 242 268
73.8% 330 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.2 4K Read 29.8 44
29.6 4K Write 65.3 92.1
17.3 4K Mixed 37.4 56.3
128% 44.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
51.3 DQ Read 269 310
90.2 DQ Write 240 327
37.9 DQ Mixed 180 247
155% 229 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 283 183 171 152 131 MB/s
Read 481
Write 382
Mixed 280
SusWrite 177
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 44.3
154% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 203
173% 255 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 245 245 252 250 236 MB/s
Read 466
Write 385
Mixed 409
SusWrite 243
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 44.6
4K Mixed 33.2
114% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 189
140% 186 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 238 249 245 255 200 MB/s
Read 433
Write 359
Mixed 374
SusWrite 249
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 45
4K Mixed 36.2
116% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 196
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 179
135% 181 MB/s
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFL01C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 246 207 251 247 251 MB/s
Read 422
Write 346
Mixed 337
SusWrite 236
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 39.3
4K Mixed 30.5
99% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 151
112% 148 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,095,342 SSDs tested.

Typical 545s Series 256GB (Lenovo) Builds (Compare 2,181 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

System: Lenovo 81BG

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