Average Bench: 124% (148th of 1016)

Based on 6,791 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix BC501 HFM256GDJTNG-8310A

Outstanding average bench

The SK hynix BC501 HFM256GDJTNG-8310A 256GB averaged 24.4% 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 437MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 497MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix BC501 HFM256GDJTNG-8310A 256GB is 78%. 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 317MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 456MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6,791 samples)
Min Avg Max
379 Read 847 1,065
168 Write 456 701
246 Mixed 478 777
143 SusWrite 317 380
116% 524 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.9 4K Read 35.9 43.1
49 4K Write 98.9 135
20 4K Mixed 42.5 60.2
161% 59.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
237 DQ Read 488 573
139 DQ Write 497 750
168 DQ Mixed 437 626
343% 474 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 363 366 367 362 364 MB/s
Read 1,049
Write 669
Mixed 823
SusWrite 381
163% 731 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 64.7
224% 82.7 MB/s
DQ Read 574
DQ Write 735
DQ Mixed 625
480% 645 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 452 366 367 370 365 367 MB/s
Read 1,016
Write 594
Mixed 681
SusWrite 381
149% 668 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 56.9
195% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 573
DQ Write 736
DQ Mixed 624
480% 645 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 286 261 269 194 231 MB/s
Read 977
Write 343
Mixed 409
SusWrite 260
109% 497 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 43.7
176% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 491
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 503
351% 443 MB/s
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Typical hynix BC501 HFM256GDJTNG-8310A 256GB Builds (Compare 3,839 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 56%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $540

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