Average Bench: 137% (133rd of 1021)

Based on 1,667 user benchmarks.  Model: NE-256

Outstanding average bench

The NE-256 256GB averaged 37.3% 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 237MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,261MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the NE-256 256GB is 94.2%. 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 332MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 28MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,667 samples)
Min Avg Max
692 Read 1,261 1,460
57.7 Write 735 1,167
80.2 Mixed 574 962
119 SusWrite 332 601
160% 725 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.3 4K Read 40.6 51.3
29.6 4K Write 107 202
8.51 4K Mixed 28 46.4
154% 58.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
218 DQ Read 492 733
50 DQ Write 479 967
10.8 DQ Mixed 237 519
246% 403 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free
Firmware: S0620A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 802 958 1072 462 167 165 MB/s
Read 1,256
Write 1,118
Mixed 852
SusWrite 604
214% 958 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 176
4K Mixed 39.2
193% 82.8 MB/s
DQ Read 732
DQ Write 940
DQ Mixed 514
478% 729 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0620A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 226 600 734 742 534 505 MB/s
Read 1,299
Write 145
Mixed 316
SusWrite 557
126% 579 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 30.4
134% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 596
DQ Write 63.3
DQ Mixed 127
144% 262 MB/s
142GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0312C0G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 760 344 350 33 239 MB/s
Read 1,418
Write 954
Mixed 847
SusWrite 292
195% 878 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 21.6
145% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 444
DQ Write 424
DQ Mixed 64.3
150% 311 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0620A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 324 429 309 130 161 MB/s
Read 1,312
Write 1,061
Mixed 339
SusWrite 292
166% 751 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 35.4
4K Mixed 16.1
82% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 572
DQ Write 370
DQ Mixed 486
358% 476 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,445,205 SSDs tested.

Typical NE-256 256GB Builds (Compare 9,726 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: To Be Filled By O.E.M.

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $67

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