Average Bench: 133% (141st of 1026)

Based on 1,145 user benchmarks.  Model: BC501 NVMe SK hynix 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 512GB averaged 33.3% 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 501MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 594MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 512GB is 84.3%. 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 447MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 480MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,145 samples)
Min Avg Max
547 Read 862 1,065
190 Write 480 717
256 Mixed 447 707
208 SusWrite 492 682
127% 570 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 33.3 41.7
42.3 4K Write 89.1 130
22.8 4K Mixed 40.2 51.9
149% 54.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
219 DQ Read 594 788
150 DQ Write 444 745
156 DQ Mixed 501 717
379% 513 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
368GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 627 670 672 676 544 513 MB/s
Read 970
Write 641
Mixed 490
SusWrite 617
152% 680 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 47.2
181% 67.7 MB/s
DQ Read 596
DQ Write 373
DQ Mixed 573
403% 514 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 588 637 633 639 621 629 MB/s
Read 870
Write 616
Mixed 427
SusWrite 625
142% 634 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 41.6
152% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 749
DQ Write 408
DQ Mixed 588
435% 582 MB/s
283GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 624 623 601 523 525 493 MB/s
Read 872
Write 527
Mixed 485
SusWrite 565
137% 612 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 42.5
159% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 796
DQ Write 414
DQ Mixed 588
441% 599 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 421 377 432 483 421 MB/s
Read 951
Write 616
Mixed 696
SusWrite 426
150% 672 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 55.4
186% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 635
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 477
357% 482 MB/s
280GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 481 326 487 418 367 MB/s
Read 853
Write 546
Mixed 385
SusWrite 423
123% 552 MB/s
4K Read 36.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42.8
166% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 577
DQ Write 478
DQ Mixed 560
411% 538 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 477 518 535 544 498 MB/s
Read 727
Write 553
Mixed 494
SusWrite 500
127% 569 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 67.2
4K Mixed 43.4
140% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 635
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 493
357% 473 MB/s
341GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 424 344 366 436 347 MB/s
Read 820
Write 472
Mixed 424
SusWrite 380
116% 524 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 38.2
136% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 340
241% 310 MB/s
477GB free
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 173 52 603 614 612 MB/s
Read 798
Write 42
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 349
69% 317 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 37
105% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 44.5
DQ Mixed 77.5
89% 162 MB/s
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Typical NVMe SK hynix 512GB Builds (Compare 718 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
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System: Dell Inspiron 7586

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