Average Bench: 143% (150th of 1058)

Based on 1,710 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe PC401 NVMe SK hy

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme PC401 SK hy 512GB averaged 43.2% 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 354MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 720MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme PC401 SK hy 512GB is 110%. 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 419MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 87.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,710 samples)
Min Avg Max
509 Read 1,114 1,500
99.9 Write 609 1,241
164 Mixed 671 1,258
93.8 SusWrite 419 616
156% 703 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.2 4K Read 35.8 45.1
41.9 4K Write 87.4 130
22.3 4K Mixed 43.6 63.2
156% 55.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
206 DQ Read 720 937
96.7 DQ Write 406 807
110 DQ Mixed 354 806
319% 493 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
439GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 603 551 595 591 587 601 MB/s
Read 875
Write 739
Mixed 859
SusWrite 588
172% 765 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 59.8
202% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 908
DQ Write 679
DQ Mixed 308
362% 632 MB/s
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 549 568 357 313 513 582 MB/s
Read 1,374
Write 964
Mixed 1181
SusWrite 480
223% 1,000 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 56.3
198% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 531
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 332
278% 406 MB/s
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 538 513 510 478 477 MB/s
Read 1,261
Write 539
Mixed 544
SusWrite 480
156% 706 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 45.2
168% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 805
DQ Write 562
DQ Mixed 383
367% 583 MB/s
346GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 509 489 497 495 500 MB/s
Read 1,218
Write 486
Mixed 450
SusWrite 480
145% 659 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 39.5
150% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 806
DQ Write 469
DQ Mixed 328
327% 534 MB/s
395GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 737 589 600 563 601 495 MB/s
Read 785
Write 892
Mixed 941
SusWrite 598
182% 804 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 45.4
165% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 809
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 317
302% 487 MB/s
362GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 453 457 437 461 455 MB/s
Read 823
Write 464
Mixed 384
SusWrite 440
117% 528 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 41.9
167% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 800
DQ Write 501
DQ Mixed 309
322% 537 MB/s
394GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80006E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 504 516 413 523 488 MB/s
Read 868
Write 499
Mixed 399
SusWrite 487
125% 564 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 39.9
149% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 795
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 332
306% 485 MB/s
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3E00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 665 537 588 577 578 599 MB/s
Read 885
Write 972
Mixed 931
SusWrite 590
190% 845 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 35.3
4K Mixed 20.9
84% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 286
209% 273 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,231,203 SSDs tested.

Typical PC401 SK hy 512GB Builds (Compare 7,096 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Dell XPS 15 9570

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