Average Bench: 143% (134th of 1037)

Based on 2,076 user benchmarks.  Model: NE-256

Outstanding average bench

The NE-256 256GB averaged 43.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the NE-256 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 253MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,298MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the NE-256 256GB is 100%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the NE-256 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 346MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 27.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,076 samples)
Min Avg Max
695 Read 1,298 1,478
60.3 Write 726 1,162
95.4 Mixed 608 962
128 SusWrite 346 598
165% 744 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.5 4K Read 49.3 53.4
28.1 4K Write 112 200
7.72 4K Mixed 27.9 46.2
170% 63.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
224 DQ Read 471 734
56.5 DQ Write 491 936
12.4 DQ Mixed 253 518
253% 405 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0620A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 617 818 273 157 131 MB/s
Read 1,458
Write 1,022
Mixed 632
SusWrite 368
193% 870 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 160
4K Mixed 45.3
220% 85.5 MB/s
DQ Read 733
DQ Write 747
DQ Mixed 497
440% 659 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0629A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 662 89 291 255 526 74 MB/s
Read 1,474
Write 820
Mixed 1,020
SusWrite 316
201% 908 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 46.2
214% 82.6 MB/s
DQ Read 718
DQ Write 599
DQ Mixed 74.2
215% 464 MB/s
120GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0629A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 281 539 217 114 114 MB/s
Read 1140
Write 881
Mixed 805
SusWrite 252
171% 769 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 42.6
204% 83.8 MB/s
DQ Read 708
DQ Write 917
DQ Mixed 74.4
262% 566 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111H0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 425 231 217 244 422 MB/s
Read 1,405
Write 910
Mixed 811
SusWrite 317
191% 861 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 25.3
182% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 706
DQ Mixed 336
314% 475 MB/s
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1111H0L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 873 881 131 155 156 143 MB/s
Read 1,215
Write 872
Mixed 747
SusWrite 390
179% 806 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 22.5
167% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 669
DQ Mixed 327
294% 433 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0620A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 542 773 714 480 461 77 MB/s
Read 1,203
Write 586
Mixed 768
SusWrite 508
170% 766 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 22.7
138% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 391
DQ Mixed 354
273% 370 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: R0629A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 545 473 120 103 84 82 MB/s
Read 667
Write 532
Mixed 494
SusWrite 235
108% 482 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 30.4
132% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 394
DQ Write 448
DQ Mixed 49.1
140% 297 MB/s
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Typical NE-256 256GB Builds (Compare 3,634 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

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