Average Bench: 108% (216th of 1058)

Based on 7,204 user benchmarks.  Model: BC501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 7.8% 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 329MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 461MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB is 68%. 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 254MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 351MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,204 samples)
Min Avg Max
476 Read 828 1,045
133 Write 351 662
196 Mixed 372 660
90.7 SusWrite 254 375
99.5% 451 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 31.9 41
37.4 4K Write 84 125
18.7 4K Mixed 35 49.6
138% 50.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
238 DQ Read 461 538
103 DQ Write 314 681
115 DQ Mixed 329 566
261% 368 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
130GB free
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 341 341 338 338 341 MB/s
Read 1,071
Write 494
Mixed 466
SusWrite 358
132% 598 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 49.9
202% 77 MB/s
DQ Read 538
DQ Write 413
DQ Mixed 415
327% 455 MB/s
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 357 359 277 170 141 MB/s
Read 905
Write 588
Mixed 404
SusWrite 289
121% 547 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 42.1
174% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 506
DQ Write 607
DQ Mixed 597
439% 570 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 367 363 343 318 287 MB/s
Read 872
Write 521
Mixed 380
SusWrite 344
117% 529 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 38.6
156% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 527
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 413
304% 405 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 202 198 185 127 104 MB/s
Read 844
Write 190
Mixed 331
SusWrite 172
84% 384 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 31.9
157% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 493
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 283
229% 332 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 434 435 399 372 429 MB/s
Read 524
Write 62.1
Mixed 577
SusWrite 410
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 41.6
135% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 537
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 218
189% 293 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80003C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 305 298 293 293 274 MB/s
Read 850
Write 307
Mixed 331
SusWrite 298
98% 447 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 8.3
4K Mixed 13.4
68% 17.5 MB/s
DQ Read 496
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 227
188% 282 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 265 270 273 263 259 MB/s
Read 477
Write 290
Mixed 318
SusWrite 263
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 27.3
97% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 194
146% 199 MB/s
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Typical NVMe SK hynix 256GB Builds (Compare 3,439 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Dell G5 5590

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