Average Bench: 64.6% (692nd of 1026)

Based on 1,076 user benchmarks.  Model: HFS256G3AMNB-2200A

Above average average bench

The HFS256G3AMNB-2200A 256GB averaged 35.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 194MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 280MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HFS256G3AMNB-2200A 256GB is 36.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HFS256G3AMNB-2200A 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 234MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 244MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,076 samples)
Min Avg Max
295 Read 380 474
164 Write 271 320
172 Mixed 234 277
130 SusWrite 244 314
63.1% 282 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.98 4K Read 16.5 22.1
25.9 4K Write 47.9 77.3
12.9 4K Mixed 21 27.2
77.3% 28.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
113 DQ Read 280 353
83.3 DQ Write 206 282
91.2 DQ Mixed 194 220
158% 227 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10108L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 305 309 318 320 320 MB/s
Read 459
Write 321
Mixed 266
SusWrite 307
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 26.5
108% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 218
190% 284 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10108L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 244 277 232 271 214 MB/s
Read 419
Write 307
Mixed 257
SusWrite 251
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 54.2
4K Mixed 18.5
75% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 130
143% 242 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10105L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 201 193 203 257 177 MB/s
Read 286
Write 250
Mixed 137
SusWrite 208
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 18.3
68% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 212
184% 274 MB/s
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10108L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 116 112 118 157 135 MB/s
Read 304
Write 150
Mixed 160
SusWrite 129
41% 186 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 28.6
4K Mixed 12.1
50% 17.9 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 80.2
DQ Mixed 150
104% 133 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,474,557 SSDs tested.

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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
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Workstation
Workstation 29%
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