Average Bench: 70.8% (578th of 1011)

Based on 784 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 256GB averaged 29.1% 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 143MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 256GB is 57.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 185MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 281MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 784 samples)
Min Avg Max
284 Read 400 493
104 Write 286 422
116 Mixed 281 361
55.1 SusWrite 185 409
64.4% 288 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.9 4K Read 26.8 38.9
18 4K Write 62.9 93
9.2 4K Mixed 27.1 40.5
109% 38.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
56.2 DQ Read 231 320
27.2 DQ Write 249 331
16.4 DQ Mixed 143 213
135% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
170GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 141 95 97 96 96 MB/s
Read 475
Write 356
Mixed 356
SusWrite 145
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 31.3
118% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 201
183% 277 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 387 381 374 375 381 MB/s
Read 410
Write 370
Mixed 333
SusWrite 377
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 16.1
83% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 34.6
74% 149 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: 61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 109 328 110 111 109 MB/s
Read 324
Write 123
Mixed 255
SusWrite 182
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 31.7
120% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 194
161% 226 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM91.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 181 126 113 77 139 MB/s
Read 386
Write 355
Mixed 298
SusWrite 139
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 27
108% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 174
147% 213 MB/s
121GB free
Firmware: S8FM08.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 354 370 359 358 361 336 MB/s
Read 389
Write 346
Mixed 231
SusWrite 357
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 31.6
4K Mixed 12.7
48% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 55.5
71% 126 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM10.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 96 91 98 96 94 MB/s
Read 364
Write 325
Mixed 255
SusWrite 125
60% 267 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 18.7
64% 24.2 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 188
168% 252 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,368,266 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 256GB Builds (Compare 32 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Alldocube i35

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