Average Bench: 74% (579th of 1058)

Based on 2,840 user benchmarks.  Model: Apacer AS350 256GB

Good average bench

The Apacer AS350 256GB averaged 25.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 109MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apacer AS350 256GB is 59.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Apacer AS350 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 186MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 306MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,840 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 434 505
90.2 Write 306 458
68.9 Mixed 312 423
47.3 SusWrite 186 429
69.1% 309 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.4 4K Read 30.6 40.4
16.7 4K Write 70.5 107
1.3 4K Mixed 27.6 44.5
119% 42.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
67.5 DQ Read 208 307
23.5 DQ Write 225 327
7.85 DQ Mixed 109 251
112% 181 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
148GB free
Firmware: AP613PE0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 123 86 87 85 83 MB/s
Read 437
Write 122
Mixed 311
SusWrite 143
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 40
156% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 181
158% 234 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: S0413A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 406 212 47 43 47 MB/s
Read 490
Write 402
Mixed 401
SusWrite 195
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 28.5
136% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 35.7
86% 175 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.15.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 311 260 257 265 270 MB/s
Read 415
Write 370
Mixed 314
SusWrite 278
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 19.7
103% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 31
67% 136 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AP613PE0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 91 124 91 95 71 MB/s
Read 444
Write 118
Mixed 115
SusWrite 100
42% 194 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 46.1
4K Mixed 25
107% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 13.4
76% 175 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T1125A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 184 65 27 40 174 MB/s
Read 469
Write 422
Mixed 393
SusWrite 127
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 52.6
4K Mixed 0.2
76% 28 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 5.5
DQ Mixed 0.3
14% 37.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,292,785 SSDs tested.

Typical AS350 256GB Builds (Compare 3,090 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock A320M/ac

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $1,019

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