Average Bench: 95.9% (222nd of 1017)

Based on 164 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2KF512G8 SATA 512GB

Excellent average bench

The Intel SSDSC2KF512G8 SATA 512GB averaged just 4.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel SSDSC2KF512G8 SATA 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 192MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSC2KF512G8 SATA 512GB is 45.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel SSDSC2KF512G8 SATA 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 368MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 384MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 164 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 453 514
312 Write 393 464
291 Mixed 384 476
268 SusWrite 368 426
89.9% 400 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.9 4K Read 32.5 44.1
34.4 4K Write 69.4 98.2
22.4 4K Mixed 41.3 56.4
139% 47.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.5 DQ Read 246 310
77 DQ Write 271 338
18.8 DQ Mixed 192 256
163% 236 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
477GB free
Firmware: D05N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 415 414 422 423 422 MB/s
Read 467
Write 430
Mixed 404
SusWrite 415
97% 429 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 55.9
183% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 254
210% 299 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D05N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 407 396 396 383 391 MB/s
Read 424
Write 388
Mixed 386
SusWrite 397
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 47.6
160% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 256
210% 299 MB/s
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD03N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 389 406 407 407 408 MB/s
Read 450
Write 364
Mixed 324
SusWrite 395
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 40.8
139% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 35.1
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 50.9
44% 63.6 MB/s
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHFD05N
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 355 363 375 380 378 MB/s
Read 451
Write 391
Mixed 392
SusWrite 366
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 61.5
4K Mixed 44.5
144% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 35.1
DQ Write 68.5
DQ Mixed 46.1
37% 49.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,660,211 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSC2KF512G8 SATA 512GB Builds (Compare 1,366 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

System: Dell Precision 5820 Tower

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