Average Bench: 157% (109th of 1016)

Based on 1,078 user benchmarks.  Model: LITEON CA3-8D256

Outstanding average bench

The Liteon CA3-8D256 256GB averaged 57.3% 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 435MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,491MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Liteon CA3-8D256 256GB is 104%. 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 239MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 98.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,078 samples)
Min Avg Max
840 Read 1,491 1,919
198 Write 798 1,037
211 Mixed 697 1,061
163 SusWrite 239 277
178% 806 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 44 59.4
39.6 4K Write 98.4 147
20.3 4K Mixed 55 78.1
189% 65.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
201 DQ Read 652 778
120 DQ Write 454 1,010
82 DQ Mixed 435 707
357% 514 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C480903
SusWrite @10s intervals: 396 233 231 247 232 243 MB/s
Read 1,713
Write 1,037
Mixed 1,002
SusWrite 264
222% 1,004 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 64.3
225% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 774
DQ Write 1,030
DQ Mixed 711
590% 838 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C480903
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 326 249 248 250 243 MB/s
Read 1,681
Write 793
Mixed 855
SusWrite 268
198% 899 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 70
234% 80.5 MB/s
DQ Read 769
DQ Write 561
DQ Mixed 327
336% 552 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C48640A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 223 252 249 266 240 MB/s
Read 1,759
Write 1,024
Mixed 846
SusWrite 254
214% 971 MB/s
4K Read 55
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 57.4
226% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 774
DQ Write 586
DQ Mixed 587
464% 649 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 14879
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 226 237 216 214 218 MB/s
Read 1,194
Write 239
Mixed 477
SusWrite 224
116% 534 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 64.1
188% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 690
DQ Write 782
DQ Mixed 639
508% 703 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C480903
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 206 224 250 232 233 MB/s
Read 968
Write 1,025
Mixed 709
SusWrite 252
165% 738 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 76.2
4K Mixed 24.5
112% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 771
DQ Write 665
DQ Mixed 674
517% 703 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: C48640A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 186 235 214 228 208 MB/s
Read 477
Write 781
Mixed 285
SusWrite 244
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 41.9
4K Write 99.2
4K Mixed 11
130% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 664
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 317
275% 419 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,545,781 SSDs tested.

Typical CA3-8D256 256GB Builds (Compare 2,768 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

System: Huawei MACH-WX9

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