Average Bench: 108% (197th of 1040)

Based on 3,441 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix PC401 HFS256GD9TNG-62A0A

Outstanding average bench

The SK hynix PC401 HFS256GD9TNG-62A0A 256GB averaged 8.4% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SK hynix PC401 HFS256GD9TNG-62A0A 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 247MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 472MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix PC401 HFS256GD9TNG-62A0A 256GB is 95.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the SK hynix PC401 HFS256GD9TNG-62A0A 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 213MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 323MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,441 samples)
Min Avg Max
459 Read 833 1,219
66 Write 323 740
114 Mixed 460 1,003
61.9 SusWrite 213 323
101% 457 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.7 4K Read 35 47.7
37.3 4K Write 87.3 135
17.3 4K Mixed 38.7 64.2
149% 53.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
230 DQ Read 472 603
71.4 DQ Write 278 655
84 DQ Mixed 247 488
218% 332 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000E00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 274 257 249 227 226 MB/s
Read 840
Write 233
Mixed 284
SusWrite 249
88% 402 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 44.3
176% 64.4 MB/s
DQ Read 475
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 214
198% 311 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000E00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 312 306 246 174 226 MB/s
Read 915
Write 196
Mixed 272
SusWrite 246
89% 407 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 46.8
166% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 479
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 205
178% 273 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000E00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 131 126 129 125 129 MB/s
Read 789
Write 143
Mixed 198
SusWrite 129
68% 315 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 35.4
146% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 468
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 180
169% 271 MB/s
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000E00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 295 284 298 296 297 MB/s
Read 326
Write 317
Mixed 328
SusWrite 293
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 39.7
129% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 381
DQ Mixed 468
328% 412 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000E00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 272 273 282 280 276 MB/s
Read 532
Write 465
Mixed 526
SusWrite 281
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 31.5
4K Mixed 31.3
100% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 464
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 266
209% 298 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000E00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 114 112 115 113 120 MB/s
Read 457
Write 112
Mixed 175
SusWrite 114
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 61
4K Mixed 15.1
87% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 435
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 169
158% 253 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,129,171 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix PC401 HFS256GD9TNG-62A0A 256GB Builds (Compare 958 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: HP ProBook 450 G5

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