Average Bench: 153% (138th of 1058)

Based on 2,314 user benchmarks.  Model: LITEON CA3-8D256

Outstanding average bench

The Liteon CA3-8D256 256GB averaged 52.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Liteon CA3-8D256 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 388MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,504MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Liteon CA3-8D256 256GB is 118%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Liteon CA3-8D256 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 219MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 593MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,314 samples)
Min Avg Max
819 Read 1,504 1,969
131 Write 653 1,034
136 Mixed 593 1,075
110 SusWrite 219 288
163% 742 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 44.2 61.5
29.3 4K Write 92.9 157
16 4K Mixed 52.4 82.6
183% 63.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
304 DQ Read 636 778
69 DQ Write 378 937
70 DQ Mixed 388 703
321% 468 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
176GB free
Firmware: C48640A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 267 254 271 257 257 MB/s
Read 1,925
Write 1,032
Mixed 1,038
SusWrite 284
236% 1,070 MB/s
4K Read 61.3
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 82.9
288% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 777
DQ Write 691
DQ Mixed 564
470% 678 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C480903
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 217 254 218 225 213 MB/s
Read 1,788
Write 793
Mixed 759
SusWrite 241
197% 895 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 66.2
247% 87.3 MB/s
DQ Read 672
DQ Write 480
DQ Mixed 689
484% 614 MB/s
198GB free
Firmware: C480903
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 260 256 263 268 263 MB/s
Read 1876
Write 1028
Mixed 972
SusWrite 293
230% 1,042 MB/s
4K Read 60.7
4K Write 68.6
4K Mixed 58.1
203% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 776
DQ Write 121
DQ Mixed 227
223% 375 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C480903
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 177 207 183 195 187 MB/s
Read 1,766
Write 289
Mixed 398
SusWrite 202
143% 664 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 60.6
203% 70.7 MB/s
DQ Read 559
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 301
249% 366 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C480903
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 204 206 209 227 235 MB/s
Read 1,179
Write 780
Mixed 586
SusWrite 222
153% 692 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 28.2
108% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 700
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 433
336% 473 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,494,689 SSDs tested.

Typical CA3-8D256 256GB Builds (Compare 1,178 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

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