Average Bench: 76.2% (534th of 1058)

Based on 1,532 user benchmarks.  Model: Skhynix BC501 NVMe 128GB

Good average bench

The Skhynix BC501 NVMe 128GB averaged 23.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Skhynix BC501 NVMe 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 184MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Skhynix BC501 NVMe 128GB is 55%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Skhynix BC501 NVMe 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 129MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 198MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,532 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 592 832
79.5 Write 198 403
110 Mixed 240 377
47.1 SusWrite 129 190
63.5% 289 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13 4K Read 29.9 38.4
33 4K Write 78.3 105
11.4 4K Mixed 26.1 44.4
120% 44.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
217 DQ Read 255 276
46.2 DQ Write 134 285
90.3 DQ Mixed 184 287
140% 191 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 175 172 172 171 171 MB/s
Read 842
Write 399
Mixed 306
SusWrite 177
95% 431 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 51
174% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 130
120% 186 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 185 186 186 184 186 MB/s
Read 750
Write 407
Mixed 300
SusWrite 190
91% 412 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 43.2
154% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 223
176% 244 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 120 119 117 115 114 MB/s
Read 672
Write 118
Mixed 219
SusWrite 118
61% 282 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 30.6
141% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 177
135% 186 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 141 145 153 140 159 MB/s
Read 467
Write 155
Mixed 233
SusWrite 156
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 26
104% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 149
DQ Mixed 188
144% 199 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 172 167 155 145 159 MB/s
Read 510
Write 167
Mixed 219
SusWrite 160
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 61.2
4K Mixed 12.1
69% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 215
161% 217 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80000C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 119 111 117 120 115 MB/s
Read 360
Write 140
Mixed 184
SusWrite 122
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 7.2
4K Mixed 8.7
35% 9.63 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,307,216 SSDs tested.

Typical BC501 NVMe 128GB Builds (Compare 2,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Microsoft Surface Pro 6

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