Average Bench: 110% (215th of 1072)

Based on 8,328 user benchmarks.  Model: BC501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 10.1% 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 326MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 857MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB is 76%. 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 248MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 344MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,328 samples)
Min Avg Max
492 Read 857 1,065
119 Write 344 648
188 Mixed 362 583
84.5 SusWrite 248 376
99.8% 453 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 4K Read 35.4 42
31.2 4K Write 84.2 128
15.8 4K Mixed 35.6 49.2
144% 51.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
207 DQ Read 458 536
99.1 DQ Write 313 679
123 DQ Mixed 326 519
260% 366 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 364 363 365 366 366 MB/s
Read 938
Write 593
Mixed 395
SusWrite 380
128% 576 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 38
145% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 506
DQ Write 582
DQ Mixed 416
349% 501 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 445 361 366 366 267 164 MB/s
Read 814
Write 588
Mixed 400
SusWrite 328
118% 532 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 33.8
134% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 508
DQ Write 561
DQ Mixed 421
348% 496 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 312 334 333 338 340 MB/s
Read 775
Write 544
Mixed 550
SusWrite 338
123% 552 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 50.3
4K Mixed 34.7
115% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 330
245% 325 MB/s
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 338 332 329 298 332 MB/s
Read 830
Write 510
Mixed 384
SusWrite 334
114% 515 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 41.3
4K Mixed 28.7
89% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 414
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 393
271% 340 MB/s
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 323 335 331 333 278 MB/s
Read 705
Write 469
Mixed 555
SusWrite 321
114% 513 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 29.5
97% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 421
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 335
241% 316 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003C00 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 331 363 358 361 348 MB/s
Read 692
Write 389
Mixed 346
SusWrite 360
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 15
60% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 421
DQ Mixed 341
270% 372 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 348 357 369 372 370 MB/s
Read 619
Write 495
Mixed 429
SusWrite 373
107% 479 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 16.7
70% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 412
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 257
202% 286 MB/s
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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 11%
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