Average Bench: 119% (177th of 1058)

Based on 524 user benchmarks.  Model: Skhynix BC501 NVMe 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Skhynix BC501 NVMe 512GB averaged 19.3% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Skhynix BC501 NVMe 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 455MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 533MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Skhynix BC501 NVMe 512GB is 82.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Skhynix BC501 NVMe 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 369MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 463MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 524 samples)
Min Avg Max
415 Read 715 993
187 Write 463 649
217 Mixed 369 566
184 SusWrite 476 647
113% 506 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14 4K Read 31.3 41.6
40.3 4K Write 86.2 130
17 4K Mixed 35.1 49.4
138% 50.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
117 DQ Read 533 765
107 DQ Write 348 728
114 DQ Mixed 455 655
335% 445 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
340GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 603 685 659 582 555 519 MB/s
Read 1,050
Write 687
Mixed 463
SusWrite 600
156% 700 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 47.8
192% 72.9 MB/s
DQ Read 595
DQ Write 720
DQ Mixed 589
463% 635 MB/s
436GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 619 589 585 609 605 617 MB/s
Read 806
Write 567
Mixed 433
SusWrite 604
135% 603 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 37.2
151% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 721
DQ Write 650
DQ Mixed 575
462% 649 MB/s
384GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 572 608 624 607 612 652 MB/s
Read 521
Write 472
Mixed 370
SusWrite 612
111% 494 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 44.1
188% 71.5 MB/s
DQ Read 529
DQ Write 577
DQ Mixed 502
392% 536 MB/s
441GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 498 535 532 526 571 568 MB/s
Read 765
Write 553
Mixed 386
SusWrite 538
125% 561 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 44.6
168% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 681
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 672
451% 554 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 531 556 539 612 564 493 MB/s
Read 629
Write 531
Mixed 396
SusWrite 549
118% 526 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 70.8
4K Mixed 22.4
88% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 598
DQ Write 588
DQ Mixed 583
441% 590 MB/s
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 415 409 379 452 419 MB/s
Read 615
Write 474
Mixed 362
SusWrite 416
104% 467 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 35.2
140% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 468
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 396
278% 357 MB/s
335GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 420 353 426 411 343 MB/s
Read 675
Write 459
Mixed 339
SusWrite 395
104% 467 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 37.9
126% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 476
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 432
309% 400 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,240,569 SSDs tested.

Typical BC501 NVMe 512GB Builds (Compare 2,549 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 6

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