Average Bench: 108% (215th of 1058)

Based on 8,035 user benchmarks.  Model: BC501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 7.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 333MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 833MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB is 70.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 252MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 332MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,035 samples)
Min Avg Max
465 Read 833 1,047
130 Write 332 641
194 Mixed 360 575
87.6 SusWrite 252 375
97.8% 444 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 32.7 40.4
41 4K Write 82.9 121
18.3 4K Mixed 34.6 50.2
138% 50.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
249 DQ Read 461 550
101 DQ Write 317 676
127 DQ Mixed 333 590
264% 370 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 355 272 171 134 114 MB/s
Read 962
Write 297
Mixed 375
SusWrite 216
101% 463 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 99.4
4K Mixed 40.3
160% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 489
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 319
253% 359 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 279 282 290 295 261 MB/s
Read 801
Write 454
Mixed 407
SusWrite 288
108% 487 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 36.8
153% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 496
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 323
260% 373 MB/s
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 346 342 325 325 332 MB/s
Read 752
Write 444
Mixed 582
SusWrite 334
118% 528 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 37.1
139% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 460
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 589
378% 440 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 93 28 15 16 15 MB/s
Read 320
Write 204
Mixed 226
SusWrite 73.9
46% 206 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 20.9
77% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 356
246% 309 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,497,839 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 256GB Builds (Compare 3,794 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Dell G5 5590

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