Average Bench: 76.7% (528th of 1058)

Based on 840 user benchmarks.  Model: Vi550 S3 SSD

Good average bench

The Vi550 S3 SSD 256GB averaged 23.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Vi550 S3 SSD 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 161MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.4MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Vi550 S3 SSD 256GB is 61%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Vi550 S3 SSD 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 213MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 306MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 840 samples)
Min Avg Max
285 Read 409 488
105 Write 306 475
140 Mixed 322 443
82.7 SusWrite 213 417
69.9% 312 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 30.4 42.3
20.2 4K Write 69.6 108
13.2 4K Mixed 31.2 48.4
123% 43.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40.2 DQ Read 206 311
22 DQ Write 235 327
23.2 DQ Mixed 161 314
138% 201 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 399 411 407 378 259 MB/s
Read 468
Write 436
Mixed 412
SusWrite 365
95% 420 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 51.7
199% 72.2 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 300
222% 292 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: SN07373
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 449 411 307 187 122 MB/s
Read 459
Write 481
Mixed 409
SusWrite 307
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 47.6
174% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 251
191% 255 MB/s
195GB free
Firmware: SN07373
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 407 405 302 351 397 MB/s
Read 427
Write 423
Mixed 386
SusWrite 380
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 40.5
160% 58.2 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 248
190% 254 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMP1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 297 132 130 136 131 MB/s
Read 438
Write 311
Mixed 350
SusWrite 205
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 39.5
157% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 217
192% 285 MB/s
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 107 94 93 93 94 MB/s
Read 446
Write 268
Mixed 331
SusWrite 141
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 36.7
145% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 186
164% 244 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMP1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 126 85 147 251 107 MB/s
Read 271
Write 101
Mixed 327
SusWrite 185
50% 221 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 49.8
4K Mixed 27.2
109% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 193
170% 254 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,965,249 SSDs tested.

Typical S3 SSD 256GB Builds (Compare 20,873 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock A320M-HDV R4.0

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $337

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