Average Bench: 83.7% (362nd of 1011)

Based on 802 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS30256GTTD

Very good average bench

The Gigabyte UD PRO 256GB averaged just 16.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Gigabyte UD PRO 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 167MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte UD PRO 256GB is 46.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Gigabyte UD PRO 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 229MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 348MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 802 samples)
Min Avg Max
255 Read 448 514
131 Write 391 480
189 Mixed 348 401
131 SusWrite 229 297
79.3% 354 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12 4K Read 28.6 36.5
33.4 4K Write 73.9 108
17.9 4K Mixed 34.9 43.4
127% 45.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
110 DQ Read 310 366
56.3 DQ Write 258 361
38.7 DQ Mixed 167 206
157% 245 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM13.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 93 221 283 210 276 MB/s
Read 470
Write 441
Mixed 379
SusWrite 210
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 41.8
153% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 74.8
126% 243 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM13.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 293 295 296 295 297 MB/s
Read 352
Write 257
Mixed 388
SusWrite 287
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 42.9
160% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 196
161% 236 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM13.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 289 288 292 286 291 MB/s
Read 496
Write 440
Mixed 364
SusWrite 280
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 38.5
4K Mixed 34.2
108% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 176
169% 265 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM13.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 296 179 298 116 251 MB/s
Read 494
Write 464
Mixed 353
SusWrite 222
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 18.6
120% 45.8 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 60.4
118% 236 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM13.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 157 275 212 283 215 MB/s
Read 502
Write 141
Mixed 358
SusWrite 217
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 6.8
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 39.4
104% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 196
153% 216 MB/s
217GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM13.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 188 160 219 219 219 MB/s
Read 227
Write 322
Mixed 400
SusWrite 202
65% 288 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 80.9
4K Mixed 40
143% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 201
158% 226 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM13.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 181 267 151 210 219 MB/s
Read 176
Write 332
Mixed 367
SusWrite 208
62% 271 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 22.7
116% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 138
156% 262 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM13.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 229 87 180 49 195 MB/s
Read 419
Write 390
Mixed 330
SusWrite 164
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 26.3
4K Mixed 18.7
66% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 170
126% 166 MB/s
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Typical UD PRO 256GB Builds (Compare 7,901 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B360M DS3H - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $619

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