Average Bench: 73.9% (545th of 1026)

more Based on 1,454 user benchmarks.  Models: SK hynix SH920 2.5, SK hynix SH920 2, SK hynix SH920 2.5 7MM 256GB, SK hynix SH920 2.55, SK hynix SH920 2.5 7MM 2, SK hynix SH920 2.5 7MM 2

Good average bench

The SK hynix SH920 2.5 256GB averaged 26.0% 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 202MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 254MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SK hynix SH920 2.5 256GB is 40.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SK hynix SH920 2.5 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 305MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 316MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,454 samples)
Min Avg Max
224 Read 404 484
154 Write 346 395
198 Mixed 305 341
130 SusWrite 316 399
77% 343 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.56 4K Read 17.4 23.4
28.5 4K Write 55.3 91.2
13 4K Mixed 23.1 29.7
85.3% 31.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
60.5 DQ Read 299 358
54 DQ Write 254 299
29.6 DQ Mixed 202 241
172% 251 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1010BL00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 397 404 405 404 404 MB/s
Read 447
Write 397
Mixed 344
SusWrite 401
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 68.9
4K Mixed 27.9
106% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 242
204% 298 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1010CL00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 336 331 338 366 340 MB/s
Read 492
Write 402
Mixed 352
SusWrite 338
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 28.6
109% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 241
203% 297 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1010BL00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 360 350 320 268 318 MB/s
Read 434
Write 327
Mixed 331
SusWrite 321
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 24.3
93% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 237
201% 295 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1010BL00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 273 236 234 235 234 MB/s
Read 463
Write 392
Mixed 338
SusWrite 249
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 28
104% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 239
183% 254 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,651,405 SSDs tested.

Typical hynix SH920 2.5 256GB Builds (Compare 6,427 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

System: Dell Precision M4800

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $400

Popular hynix SH920 2.5 256GB systems:

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