Average Bench: 82.3% (436th of 1058)

Based on 999 user benchmarks.  Model: SK hynix SC401 SATA 512GB

Very good average bench

The SK hynix SC401 SATA 512GB averaged just 17.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SK hynix SC401 SATA 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 292MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 292MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SC401 SATA 512GB is 41.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SK hynix SC401 SATA 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 282MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 360MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 999 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 437 504
284 Write 390 466
250 Mixed 360 419
187 SusWrite 282 334
82.5% 367 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10 4K Read 22.4 32
37.4 4K Write 65.6 96.9
15 4K Mixed 31.3 43.3
109% 39.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
115 DQ Read 332 382
137 DQ Write 292 335
87.3 DQ Mixed 292 355
224% 305 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
355GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000121
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 418 245 230 234 221 MB/s
Read 489
Write 447
Mixed 397
SusWrite 302
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 91.5
4K Mixed 46.3
158% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 355
268% 358 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 171 179 131 205 248 MB/s
Read 509
Write 488
Mixed 429
SusWrite 206
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 40.8
150% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 352
265% 355 MB/s
426GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000121
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 376 312 283 278 280 MB/s
Read 479
Write 388
Mixed 363
SusWrite 318
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 58.6
4K Mixed 29.6
98% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 306
230% 308 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000121
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 248 165 163 176 103 MB/s
Read 456
Write 393
Mixed 390
SusWrite 209
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 31.4
96% 35.8 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 303
229% 310 MB/s
311GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000121
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 261 254 237 277 280 MB/s
Read 367
Write 365
Mixed 330
SusWrite 273
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 11.5
4K Write 25.4
4K Mixed 20.6
57% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 61.8
DQ Mixed 129
118% 190 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,059,556 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SC401 SATA 512GB Builds (Compare 1,686 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude 7490

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