Average Bench: 74.8% (563rd of 1058)

Based on 1,225 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31256GTND

Good average bench

The Gigabyte GP-GSTFS31256GTND 256GB averaged 25.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 152MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte GP-GSTFS31256GTND 256GB is 44.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Gigabyte GP-GSTFS31256GTND 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 150MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 262MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,225 samples)
Min Avg Max
293 Read 409 478
103 Write 262 434
113 Mixed 300 374
61 SusWrite 150 309
62.4% 280 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.7 4K Read 31.7 39.3
22.6 4K Write 68.3 87.7
14.5 4K Mixed 33.1 41.8
127% 44.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
71.7 DQ Read 234 308
34.9 DQ Write 241 336
16.5 DQ Mixed 152 214
138% 209 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMP1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 287 103 104 102 102 MB/s
Read 439
Write 257
Mixed 339
SusWrite 182
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 87.9
4K Mixed 37
149% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 203
184% 278 MB/s
142GB free
Firmware: SBFM91.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 265 258 261 261 444 MB/s
Read 355
Write 365
Mixed 277
SusWrite 305
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 37.1
143% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 192
160% 228 MB/s
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 110 115 76 126 135 MB/s
Read 389
Write 70.5
Mixed 348
SusWrite 130
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 36.6
141% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 219
189% 277 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 190 105 69 54 89 MB/s
Read 458
Write 216
Mixed 337
SusWrite 104
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 38
146% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 11.5
56% 131 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,947,492 SSDs tested.

Typical GP-GSTFS31256GTND 256GB Builds (Compare 66,943 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $553

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