Average Bench: 134% (160th of 1058)

Based on 240 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe NE-256

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme NE-256 256GB averaged 34.5% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme NE-256 256GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 186MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,269MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme NE-256 256GB is 94.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme NE-256 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 337MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 24.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 240 samples)
Min Avg Max
745 Read 1,269 1,588
64.6 Write 737 1,158
61.6 Mixed 593 995
117 SusWrite 337 618
162% 734 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26 4K Read 39.5 50.4
26.2 4K Write 109 199
7.51 4K Mixed 24.6 41.7
149% 57.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
189 DQ Read 406 734
42.7 DQ Write 466 951
9.4 DQ Mixed 186 506
209% 353 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0707A0L Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 691 343 507 699 396 587 MB/s
Read 1,532
Write 1,091
Mixed 913
SusWrite 537
227% 1,018 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 26.6
152% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 763
DQ Write 834
DQ Mixed 485
452% 694 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,153,171 SSDs tested.

Typical NE-256 256GB Builds (Compare 7,332 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 64%
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $163

Popular NE-256 256GB compatible motherboards:

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