Average Bench: 129% (166th of 1058)

Based on 242 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe SK hynix BC501 H

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme SK hynix BC501 H 256GB averaged 28.8% 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 522MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme SK hynix BC501 H 256GB is 70.6%. 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 325MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 501MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 242 samples)
Min Avg Max
475 Read 881 1,080
214 Write 515 747
264 Mixed 501 834
133 SusWrite 325 381
123% 555 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 36.1 46.6
46.6 4K Write 108 155
22.6 4K Mixed 44.4 66.8
169% 62.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
127 DQ Read 472 573
141 DQ Write 522 750
67.5 DQ Mixed 431 627
343% 475 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
108GB free
Firmware: 0C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 358 360 366 366 363 MB/s
Read 1,087
Write 592
Mixed 859
SusWrite 373
162% 728 MB/s
4K Read 47.4
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 65.7
228% 83.3 MB/s
DQ Read 569
DQ Write 754
DQ Mixed 618
479% 647 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 442 359 365 367 372 372 MB/s
Read 1060
Write 608
Mixed 421
SusWrite 380
137% 617 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 40.4
178% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 504
DQ Write 537
DQ Mixed 419
343% 487 MB/s
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 347 335 321 321 309 MB/s
Read 1,076
Write 734
Mixed 438
SusWrite 345
144% 648 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 44
171% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 539
DQ Write 511
DQ Mixed 421
345% 490 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 332 325 328 326 323 MB/s
Read 1,041
Write 338
Mixed 412
SusWrite 345
118% 534 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 41.9
162% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 498
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 390
295% 400 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 54 19 18 245 110 MB/s
Read 1,022
Write 232
Mixed 350
SusWrite 93.5
92% 424 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 37.6
147% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 486
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 249
209% 311 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 328 339 324 341 298 MB/s
Read 738
Write 351
Mixed 273
SusWrite 339
94% 425 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 31.8
114% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 418
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 185
156% 235 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 130 194 176 171 159 MB/s
Read 347
Write 228
Mixed 226
SusWrite 172
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 26
88% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 407
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 234
192% 280 MB/s
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Typical SK hynix BC501 H 256GB Builds (Compare 281 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus Z97-WS - $318

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

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