Average Bench: 127% (155th of 1037)

Based on 6 user benchmarks.  Model: imation M.2 PCIe 256GB SSD X931B
Poor: 101%Average: 127% Great: 152%

Outstanding average bench

The Imation M.2 PCIe 256GB SSD X931B averaged 26.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Imation M.2 PCIe 256GB SSD X931B near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 525MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 614MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Imation M.2 PCIe 256GB SSD X931B is 51.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Imation M.2 PCIe 256GB SSD X931B performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 328MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.6MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 6 samples)
Min Avg Max
495 Read 881 1,699
588 Write 800 990
322 Mixed 670 889
103 SusWrite 328 562
150% 670 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 4K Read 27.6 35.7
34.3 4K Write 83.7 109
21.6 4K Mixed 44 54.3
143% 51.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
449 DQ Read 598 714
263 DQ Write 614 1,000
252 DQ Mixed 525 716
417% 579 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 871 300 300 300 301 302 MB/s
Read 695
Write 917
Mixed 888
SusWrite 396
164% 724 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 99.6
4K Mixed 53.7
176% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 714
DQ Write 1,000
DQ Mixed 716
581% 810 MB/s
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM11.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 930 970 606 285 289 291 MB/s
Read 1026
Write 990
Mixed 872
SusWrite 562
194% 862 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 46.6
145% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 486
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 459
330% 428 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 258 262 261 247 256 MB/s
Read 495
Write 598
Mixed 322
SusWrite 261
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 54.3
169% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 621
DQ Write 511
DQ Mixed 252
274% 461 MB/s
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 825 330 295 296 299 300 MB/s
Read 672
Write 719
Mixed 713
SusWrite 391
140% 624 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 21.6
69% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 708
DQ Write 958
DQ Mixed 716
573% 794 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,584,284 SSDs tested.

Typical M.2 PCIe 256GB SSD X931B Builds (Compare 2 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 20KV0014KD

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER

Popular M.2 PCIe 256GB SSD X931B systems:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2020 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

1037 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $300Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $468Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $42
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $66SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback