Average Bench: 111% (198th of 1058)

Based on 6,670 user benchmarks.  Model: BC501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 11.4% 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 345MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 469MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB is 66.5%. 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 270MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 362MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,670 samples)
Min Avg Max
482 Read 844 1,055
154 Write 362 660
211 Mixed 384 662
105 SusWrite 270 376
103% 465 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 4K Read 32.9 41.6
44.1 4K Write 86.4 125
20.7 4K Mixed 36.2 50.2
142% 51.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
287 DQ Read 469 541
116 DQ Write 337 680
154 DQ Mixed 345 563
274% 384 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 352 352 353 343 335 MB/s
Read 1,043
Write 566
Mixed 472
SusWrite 356
135% 609 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 37.9
192% 75.9 MB/s
DQ Read 481
DQ Write 648
DQ Mixed 597
442% 575 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 335 331 337 335 332 MB/s
Read 978
Write 573
Mixed 431
SusWrite 349
129% 583 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 53.5
178% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 536
DQ Write 515
DQ Mixed 372
321% 474 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 318 293 290 283 270 MB/s
Read 1,071
Write 680
Mixed 444
SusWrite 319
139% 628 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 38.5
155% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 511
DQ Write 634
DQ Mixed 414
357% 520 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 320 289 293 306 284 MB/s
Read 1,011
Write 324
Mixed 352
SusWrite 309
110% 499 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 39.5
167% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 493
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 257
230% 352 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 372 210 150 134 125 MB/s
Read 1,030
Write 595
Mixed 469
SusWrite 236
129% 583 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 37.6
147% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 507
DQ Write 600
DQ Mixed 418
353% 509 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 224 203 163 146 141 MB/s
Read 870
Write 488
Mixed 602
SusWrite 206
120% 542 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 47.4
167% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 573
DQ Write 409
DQ Mixed 419
332% 467 MB/s
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 362 355 356 345 324 MB/s
Read 906
Write 609
Mixed 399
SusWrite 358
126% 568 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 35.9
139% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 508
DQ Write 366
DQ Mixed 125
178% 333 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 345 335 324 268 295 MB/s
Read 862
Write 381
Mixed 386
SusWrite 327
108% 489 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 38.8
140% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 534
DQ Write 382
DQ Mixed 402
315% 439 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,081,257 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 256GB Builds (Compare 3,173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Dell G5 5590

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