Average Bench: 118% (155th of 1021)

Based on 4,267 user benchmarks.  Model: BC501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 18.1% 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 368MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 891MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB is 65.6%. 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 302MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 397MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,267 samples)
Min Avg Max
545 Read 891 1,061
162 Write 405 659
240 Mixed 397 639
130 SusWrite 302 379
110% 499 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 36.1 42
44 4K Write 88.1 123
20.5 4K Mixed 37.2 51.5
149% 53.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
247 DQ Read 472 559
119 DQ Write 376 690
146 DQ Mixed 368 598
291% 405 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 333 320 309 301 281 MB/s
Read 971
Write 417
Mixed 466
SusWrite 330
121% 546 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 43
169% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 510
DQ Write 410
DQ Mixed 421
326% 447 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 371 365 361 345 284 MB/s
Read 937
Write 608
Mixed 452
SusWrite 358
131% 589 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 40.7
157% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 509
DQ Write 411
DQ Mixed 418
325% 446 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 373 364 322 292 281 MB/s
Read 903
Write 641
Mixed 419
SusWrite 347
128% 577 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 39.2
152% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 509
DQ Write 406
DQ Mixed 418
324% 444 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 333 358 360 360 356 MB/s
Read 829
Write 586
Mixed 387
SusWrite 358
120% 540 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 50.6
142% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 555
DQ Write 404
DQ Mixed 627
428% 529 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 256 340 268 297 304 MB/s
Read 898
Write 495
Mixed 427
SusWrite 311
118% 533 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 39.8
151% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 531
DQ Write 377
DQ Mixed 419
323% 442 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 147 146 141 150 136 MB/s
Read 961
Write 330
Mixed 291
SusWrite 147
94% 432 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 31.2
150% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 493
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 239
202% 304 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 368 339 369 364 369 MB/s
Read 646
Write 446
Mixed 335
SusWrite 372
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 57.7
4K Mixed 31.4
113% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 349
231% 279 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 355 371 369 369 369 MB/s
Read 614
Write 420
Mixed 320
SusWrite 366
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 29.8
106% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 340
223% 268 MB/s
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Typical NVMe SK hynix 256GB Builds (Compare 3,825 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

System: Dell G5 5590

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