Average Bench: 63.4% (691st of 1016)

Based on 962 user benchmarks.  Model: HFS256G3AMNB-2200A

Above average average bench

The HFS256G3AMNB-2200A 256GB averaged 36.6% 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 179MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 259MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HFS256G3AMNB-2200A 256GB is 36.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HFS256G3AMNB-2200A 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 241MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 243MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 962 samples)
Min Avg Max
294 Read 385 480
162 Write 271 320
169 Mixed 243 374
130 SusWrite 241 314
63.7% 285 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.8 4K Read 16.1 22.3
24.8 4K Write 46.6 77.6
10.1 4K Mixed 19.9 27.1
74.4% 27.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 DQ Read 259 352
50.8 DQ Write 199 282
17.5 DQ Mixed 179 219
148% 212 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10105L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 255 193 179 165 154 MB/s
Read 450
Write 313
Mixed 266
SusWrite 196
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 22.5
80% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 215
186% 275 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10108L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 294 299 293 293 295 MB/s
Read 355
Write 290
Mixed 261
SusWrite 292
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 13.7
69% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 215
186% 278 MB/s
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10105L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 305 195 292 298 252 MB/s
Read 396
Write 309
Mixed 266
SusWrite 273
70% 311 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 14.9
60% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 193
177% 274 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10108L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 264 283 280 288 297 MB/s
Read 292
Write 298
Mixed 211
SusWrite 277
61% 270 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 45.2
4K Mixed 22.6
81% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 211
160% 218 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,545,781 SSDs tested.

Typical HFS256G3AMNB-2200A 256GB Builds (Compare 4,862 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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