Average Bench: 162% (105th of 1016)

Based on 968 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe PC401 NVMe SK hy

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme PC401 SK hy 512GB averaged 62.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme PC401 SK hy 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 432MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 788MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme PC401 SK hy 512GB is 101%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme PC401 SK hy 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 499MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 93.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 968 samples)
Min Avg Max
624 Read 1,234 1,540
156 Write 770 1,261
203 Mixed 868 1,281
136 SusWrite 499 619
188% 843 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 4K Read 37.4 46.3
52.8 4K Write 93.9 139
26.7 4K Mixed 48.3 65.2
168% 59.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
242 DQ Read 788 941
131 DQ Write 579 989
146 DQ Mixed 432 831
391% 600 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
453GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 575 584 565 565 589 595 MB/s
Read 1,545
Write 1,276
Mixed 1,258
SusWrite 579
260% 1,164 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 68.4
232% 83.8 MB/s
DQ Read 940
DQ Write 819
DQ Mixed 383
423% 714 MB/s
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 774 603 586 607 605 607 MB/s
Read 1,560
Write 1,264
Mixed 1,268
SusWrite 630
264% 1,181 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 59.3
220% 79.9 MB/s
DQ Read 913
DQ Write 637
DQ Mixed 440
419% 663 MB/s
371GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 643 611 612 611 608 611 MB/s
Read 1,493
Write 893
Mixed 1,265
SusWrite 616
238% 1,067 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 56.3
186% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 935
DQ Write 867
DQ Mixed 843
649% 882 MB/s
323GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 517 516 539 522 526 535 MB/s
Read 1,375
Write 492
Mixed 532
SusWrite 526
161% 731 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 49
174% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 879
DQ Write 590
DQ Mixed 537
454% 669 MB/s
338GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 551 461 536 459 502 539 MB/s
Read 1,376
Write 1,120
Mixed 1,094
SusWrite 508
229% 1,025 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 44.1
145% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 854
DQ Write 85.7
DQ Mixed 162
196% 367 MB/s
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 565 594 597 599 598 599 MB/s
Read 1309
Write 851
Mixed 823
SusWrite 592
199% 894 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 37.7
148% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 201
DQ Write 557
DQ Mixed 365
283% 374 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 52 49 48 47 41 MB/s
Read 1,223
Write 74.3
Mixed 131
SusWrite 50.7
78% 370 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 32.3
127% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 491
DQ Write 76.9
DQ Mixed 134
136% 234 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,382,659 SSDs tested.

Typical PC401 SK hy 512GB Builds (Compare 1,095 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

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