Average Bench: 117% (186th of 1058)

Based on 23,928 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix BC501 HFM256GDJTNG-8310A

Outstanding average bench

The SK hynix BC501 HFM256GDJTNG-8310A 256GB averaged 17.0% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SK hynix BC501 HFM256GDJTNG-8310A 256GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 372MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 860MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix BC501 HFM256GDJTNG-8310A 256GB is 94%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the SK hynix BC501 HFM256GDJTNG-8310A 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 263MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 384MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 23,928 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 860 1,075
137 Write 384 705
205 Mixed 433 821
89.2 SusWrite 263 378
107% 485 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 4K Read 36.4 45.4
39.2 4K Write 94.9 142
18.6 4K Mixed 39.6 63.8
156% 57 MB/s
Min Avg Max
232 DQ Read 471 573
103 DQ Write 389 750
104 DQ Mixed 372 625
294% 411 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 355 352 351 350 345 MB/s
Read 1,074
Write 736
Mixed 838
SusWrite 365
168% 754 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 47.3
197% 73.4 MB/s
DQ Read 485
DQ Write 741
DQ Mixed 628
471% 618 MB/s
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 361 364 366 367 369 MB/s
Read 680
Write 544
Mixed 583
SusWrite 375
122% 545 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 50.6
175% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 570
DQ Write 672
DQ Mixed 614
464% 618 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,077,776 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix BC501 HFM256GDJTNG-8310A 256GB Builds (Compare 8,006 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 62%

System: HP OMEN by HP Obelisk Desktop 875-0xxx

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $592

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