Average Bench: 119% (152nd of 1016)

Based on 2,822 user benchmarks.  Model: BC501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 19.3% 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 406MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 413MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB is 60.4%. 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 329MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 419MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,822 samples)
Min Avg Max
567 Read 865 1,061
180 Write 455 668
267 Mixed 419 655
171 SusWrite 329 380
115% 517 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 4K Read 34.2 41.6
47.5 4K Write 87.2 123
25.3 4K Mixed 38.1 51.4
147% 53.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
324 DQ Read 485 561
151 DQ Write 413 699
217 DQ Mixed 406 619
316% 434 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 453 363 365 376 366 363 MB/s
Read 1,069
Write 580
Mixed 351
SusWrite 381
132% 595 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 59.3
180% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 554
DQ Write 741
DQ Mixed 384
363% 560 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 356 335 325 326 322 MB/s
Read 941
Write 646
Mixed 452
SusWrite 342
132% 595 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 40.7
159% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 508
DQ Write 417
DQ Mixed 416
324% 447 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 362 339 361 361 361 MB/s
Read 886
Write 558
Mixed 386
SusWrite 368
122% 550 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 93
4K Mixed 39.9
156% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 505
DQ Write 416
DQ Mixed 417
324% 446 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 358 358 364 373 161 MB/s
Read 856
Write 523
Mixed 401
SusWrite 339
118% 530 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 40.2
154% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 529
DQ Write 372
DQ Mixed 418
321% 440 MB/s
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 325 321 325 330 323 MB/s
Read 832
Write 334
Mixed 366
SusWrite 338
103% 468 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 38.4
151% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 497
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 602
402% 484 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 355 351 359 362 362 MB/s
Read 829
Write 524
Mixed 411
SusWrite 366
118% 533 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 35.8
141% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 503
DQ Write 373
DQ Mixed 416
317% 430 MB/s
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Typical NVMe SK hynix 256GB Builds (Compare 2,299 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
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System: Dell G5 5590

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