Average Bench: 142% (125th of 1016)

Based on 1,153 user benchmarks.  Model: NE-256

Outstanding average bench

The NE-256 256GB averaged 41.6% 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. Sequential Read Speed 1,301MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 180MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the NE-256 256GB is 93.2%. 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 339MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 30.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,153 samples)
Min Avg Max
741 Read 1,301 1,488
67.4 Write 753 1,178
80.7 Mixed 611 975
133 SusWrite 339 604
166% 751 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.4 4K Read 41.3 53.3
30.8 4K Write 115 201
9.01 4K Mixed 30.3 47.3
162% 62.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
215 DQ Read 477 734
46.4 DQ Write 475 965
10.1 DQ Mixed 180 519
217% 377 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: S0312C0G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 552 490 628 750 728 564 MB/s
Read 1,398
Write 202
Mixed 116
SusWrite 619
127% 584 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 27.1
155% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 730
DQ Write 629
DQ Mixed 444
397% 601 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0620A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 282 351 579 189 494 MB/s
Read 1,452
Write 1,133
Mixed 947
SusWrite 370
217% 975 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 40
175% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 591
DQ Write 505
DQ Mixed 518
396% 538 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0620A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 559 653 677 329 104 137 MB/s
Read 1,154
Write 527
Mixed 746
SusWrite 410
157% 709 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 28.2
165% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 641
DQ Mixed 352
310% 454 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0620A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 129 80 229 80 37 MB/s
Read 1,276
Write 156
Mixed 80
SusWrite 148
88% 415 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 28.8
4K Mixed 17.8
81% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 687
DQ Mixed 445
362% 503 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0629A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 194 118 437 346 168 MB/s
Read 136
Write 497
Mixed 378
SusWrite 266
73% 319 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 14.2
112% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 42
DQ Mixed 78.3
79% 135 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,546,356 SSDs tested.

Typical NE-256 256GB Builds (Compare 7,954 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $34

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