Average Bench: 133% (135th of 1016)

Based on 826 user benchmarks.  Model: BC501 NVMe SK hynix 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 512GB averaged 32.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 527MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 605MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 512GB is 79.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 445MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 511MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 826 samples)
Min Avg Max
534 Read 830 1,061
243 Write 517 712
282 Mixed 445 686
279 SusWrite 511 685
128% 576 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 4K Read 33.5 41.6
42.7 4K Write 88.7 124
24.4 4K Mixed 39.8 51.4
149% 54 MB/s
Min Avg Max
255 DQ Read 605 795
125 DQ Write 419 741
218 DQ Mixed 527 721
390% 517 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
409GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 698 692 689 693 681 692 MB/s
Read 1,041
Write 686
Mixed 508
SusWrite 691
163% 732 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 49
181% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 800
DQ Write 700
DQ Mixed 581
482% 694 MB/s
423GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 522 533 538 689 689 689 MB/s
Read 999
Write 645
Mixed 496
SusWrite 610
153% 688 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 44.5
165% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 572
DQ Write 510
DQ Mixed 434
354% 505 MB/s
242GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 615 612 595 566 418 295 MB/s
Read 1029
Write 604
Mixed 454
SusWrite 517
145% 651 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 41.3
147% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 699
DQ Write 478
DQ Mixed 132
222% 437 MB/s
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 627 624 589 417 342 320 MB/s
Read 954
Write 640
Mixed 497
SusWrite 486
144% 644 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 40
150% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 677
DQ Write 592
DQ Mixed 559
440% 609 MB/s
433GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 602 542 512 466 372 316 MB/s
Read 599
Write 456
Mixed 366
SusWrite 468
106% 472 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 44.7
172% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 592
DQ Write 686
DQ Mixed 586
456% 622 MB/s
263GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 512 614 637 630 616 621 MB/s
Read 763
Write 182
Mixed 38.5
SusWrite 605
87% 397 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 43.2
137% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 597
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 470
340% 449 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,546,356 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 512GB Builds (Compare 546 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

System: Dell Inspiron 7586

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