Average Bench: 63.8% (756th of 1071)

Based on 1,478 user benchmarks.  Model: HFS256G3AMNB-2200A

Above average average bench

The HFS256G3AMNB-2200A 256GB averaged 36.1% 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 195MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 287MB/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 233MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 238MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,478 samples)
Min Avg Max
298 Read 377 466
162 Write 272 320
161 Mixed 233 277
119 SusWrite 238 310
62.6% 280 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.7 4K Read 16.2 22.6
23.4 4K Write 46.9 75.3
13.1 4K Mixed 20.6 27
75.8% 27.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
158 DQ Read 287 353
79.5 DQ Write 206 282
100 DQ Mixed 195 219
159% 229 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
212GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10108L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 279 296 288 306 306 MB/s
Read 447
Write 312
Mixed 274
SusWrite 294
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 24.9
95% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 216
186% 275 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 8L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 262 319 270 273 273 MB/s
Read 462
Write 318
Mixed 279
SusWrite 275
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 49.6
4K Mixed 24.2
87% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 220
188% 278 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10108L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 231 207 205 195 187 MB/s
Read 444
Write 259
Mixed 237
SusWrite 213
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 48.4
4K Mixed 22.3
82% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 63.4
100% 194 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10105L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 254 267 275 225 219 MB/s
Read 371
Write 282
Mixed 229
SusWrite 249
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 17.7
64% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 182
138% 186 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10108L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 109 85 92 116 104 MB/s
Read 290
Write 144
Mixed 200
SusWrite 109
41% 186 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 18.5
4K Mixed 14.2
47% 15 MB/s
DQ Read 14.3
DQ Write 27.7
DQ Mixed 80
44% 40.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 63,157,602 SSDs tested.

Typical HFS256G3AMNB-2200A 256GB Builds (Compare 1,013 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
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Desktop
Desktop 44%
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Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

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