Average Bench: 113% (178th of 1034)

Based on 5,049 user benchmarks.  Model: BC501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Bc501 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 12.6% 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 353MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 473MB/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 282MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 375MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,049 samples)
Min Avg Max
477 Read 839 1,063
153 Write 375 658
225 Mixed 378 608
107 SusWrite 282 379
103% 468 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 33.6 41.4
47.5 4K Write 86 122
19.2 4K Mixed 36.5 51.1
143% 52 MB/s
Min Avg Max
273 DQ Read 473 552
116 DQ Write 344 685
146 DQ Mixed 353 577
279% 390 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 361 360 358 347 163 MB/s
Read 1,007
Write 674
Mixed 496
SusWrite 323
139% 625 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 40.4
158% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 505
DQ Write 652
DQ Mixed 420
361% 525 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 118 110 110 109 103 MB/s
Read 589
Write 130
Mixed 239
SusWrite 114
58% 268 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 34.8
145% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 495
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 188
174% 278 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 191 187 183 179 163 MB/s
Read 580
Write 232
Mixed 280
SusWrite 182
70% 319 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 64.8
4K Mixed 31.3
122% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 487
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 263
216% 316 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002C00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 102 237 112 151 130 MB/s
Read 389
Write 97.5
Mixed 166
SusWrite 152
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 42.7
4K Mixed 19
66% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 323
231% 299 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,502,423 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 256GB Builds (Compare 2,254 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

System: Dell G5 5590

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