Average Bench: 120% (148th of 1011)

Based on 1,973 user benchmarks.  Model: BC501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 19.5% 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 413MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 405MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB is 58%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 340MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 423MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,973 samples)
Min Avg Max
561 Read 859 1,044
224 Write 473 670
285 Mixed 423 659
200 SusWrite 340 380
116% 524 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.3 4K Read 35.1 40.9
42.4 4K Write 86.3 117
22.5 4K Mixed 37.6 50.7
147% 53 MB/s
Min Avg Max
255 DQ Read 477 560
139 DQ Write 405 690
220 DQ Mixed 413 621
317% 432 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 362 359 355 356 336 MB/s
Read 1084
Write 656
Mixed 431
SusWrite 363
140% 634 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 45.2
196% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 487
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 49.8
124% 267 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 324 308 290 275 279 MB/s
Read 978
Write 648
Mixed 457
SusWrite 305
132% 597 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 53.1
176% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 537
DQ Write 433
DQ Mixed 390
318% 453 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 368 364 368 370 370 MB/s
Read 915
Write 449
Mixed 357
SusWrite 381
116% 526 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 32.5
149% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 537
DQ Write 409
DQ Mixed 414
326% 453 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 363 357 336 361 366 MB/s
Read 734
Write 530
Mixed 384
SusWrite 372
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 40.2
164% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 528
DQ Write 524
DQ Mixed 415
342% 489 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 442 457 490 465 473 MB/s
Read 765
Write 40.8
Mixed 395
SusWrite 458
91% 415 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 38.6
151% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 529
DQ Write 377
DQ Mixed 418
322% 441 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 368 361 376 410 361 MB/s
Read 1,000
Write 230
Mixed 568
SusWrite 385
120% 546 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 78.6
4K Mixed 34.8
141% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 589
DQ Mixed 39.1
134% 281 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 341 336 328 330 322 MB/s
Read 660
Write 486
Mixed 360
SusWrite 331
102% 460 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 36.5
117% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 513
DQ Write 562
DQ Mixed 412
345% 496 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 323 341 342 366 367 MB/s
Read 489
Write 392
Mixed 306
SusWrite 342
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 24.8
90% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 315
217% 274 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,367,628 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 256GB Builds (Compare 1,505 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
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System: Dell G5 5590

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