Average Bench: 128% (167th of 1058)

Based on 268 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SK hynix BC501 H

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme SK hynix BC501 H 256GB averaged 28.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme SK hynix BC501 H 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 431MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 517MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme SK hynix BC501 H 256GB is 76.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme SK hynix BC501 H 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 326MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 500MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 268 samples)
Min Avg Max
421 Read 882 1,080
214 Write 515 747
265 Mixed 500 836
142 SusWrite 326 382
123% 556 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 35.9 46.6
45.9 4K Write 107 153
22 4K Mixed 44 66.5
167% 62.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
130 DQ Read 472 573
141 DQ Write 517 750
77.6 DQ Mixed 431 627
342% 473 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 361 359 364 368 335 MB/s
Read 1067
Write 681
Mixed 813
SusWrite 370
163% 733 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 56.5
192% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 571
DQ Write 742
DQ Mixed 623
480% 645 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 322 330 281 327 325 MB/s
Read 1,036
Write 344
Mixed 413
SusWrite 336
117% 532 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 42.1
165% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 486
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 398
301% 407 MB/s
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 329 356 346 363 324 MB/s
Read 908
Write 533
Mixed 415
SusWrite 348
122% 551 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 32.9
150% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 508
DQ Write 449
DQ Mixed 411
327% 456 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 282 197 206 180 157 MB/s
Read 925
Write 234
Mixed 354
SusWrite 214
94% 431 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 37.8
170% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 493
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 299
241% 347 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 360 361 362 363 363 MB/s
Read 324
Write 547
Mixed 282
SusWrite 363
86% 379 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 99.5
4K Mixed 26.5
124% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 437
DQ Mixed 281
231% 323 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,171,492 SSDs tested.

Typical SK hynix BC501 H 256GB Builds (Compare 309 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus Z97-WS - $318

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,206

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