Average Bench: 129% (165th of 1058)

Based on 1,942 user benchmarks.  Model: BC501 NVMe SK hynix 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 512GB averaged 29.3% 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 457MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 569MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 512GB is 85.4%. 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 413MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 425MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,942 samples)
Min Avg Max
476 Read 874 1,062
162 Write 425 728
226 Mixed 413 662
133 SusWrite 435 659
119% 537 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.4 4K Read 35.3 41.2
42.2 4K Write 89.5 132
21.1 4K Mixed 38.7 51.6
150% 54.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
172 DQ Read 569 773
138 DQ Write 425 737
125 DQ Mixed 457 681
353% 484 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
230GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 577 502 500 607 410 320 MB/s
Read 1,031
Write 246
Mixed 421
SusWrite 486
120% 546 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 46.9
176% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 686
DQ Write 578
DQ Mixed 486
404% 583 MB/s
298GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 582 609 582 476 445 486 MB/s
Read 849
Write 381
Mixed 406
SusWrite 530
120% 541 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 40.3
161% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 755
DQ Write 392
DQ Mixed 584
431% 577 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 581 494 201 201 218 232 MB/s
Read 830
Write 266
Mixed 494
SusWrite 321
106% 478 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 41.4
154% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 455
DQ Write 382
DQ Mixed 585
393% 474 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 363 321 417 554 473 MB/s
Read 538
Write 184
Mixed 305
SusWrite 419
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 32
119% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 431
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 340
253% 339 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 151 149 138 127 63 MB/s
Read 818
Write 192
Mixed 316
SusWrite 133
80% 365 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 40.7
135% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 500
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 131
154% 275 MB/s
300GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 534 577 569 471 373 339 MB/s
Read 390
Write 531
Mixed 279
SusWrite 477
95% 419 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 31.7
125% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 369
DQ Mixed 288
223% 300 MB/s
332GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 356 414 418 561 531 MB/s
Read 478
Write 434
Mixed 366
SusWrite 441
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 35
136% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 33
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 359
213% 214 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,108,375 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 512GB Builds (Compare 5,461 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell G3 3590

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