Average Bench: 108% (214th of 1058)

Based on 269 user benchmarks.  Model: LITEON CA3-8D256-HP

Outstanding average bench

The Liteon CA3-8D256-HP 256GB averaged 7.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Liteon CA3-8D256-HP 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 364MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 552MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Liteon CA3-8D256-HP 256GB is 159%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Liteon CA3-8D256-HP 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 218MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 56.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 269 samples)
Min Avg Max
324 Read 991 1,849
158 Write 578 1,035
169 Mixed 484 936
125 SusWrite 218 273
126% 568 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.3 4K Read 30.5 57.3
7.65 4K Write 56.6 139
7.4 4K Mixed 35.6 71.8
122% 40.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
276 DQ Read 552 775
84.2 DQ Write 268 644
121 DQ Mixed 364 651
282% 395 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A381
SusWrite @10s intervals: 16 18 14 15 15 17 MB/s
Read 3,608
Write 31.2
Mixed 58.9
SusWrite 15.9
193% 929 MB/s
4K Read 319
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 4.2
490% 108 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A381
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 236 254 257 264 257 MB/s
Read 1829
Write 1,026
Mixed 1,063
SusWrite 276
232% 1,048 MB/s
4K Read 57.8
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 75.1
253% 87.8 MB/s
DQ Read 778
DQ Write 762
DQ Mixed 686
538% 742 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A381
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 100 0 0 0 176 MB/s
Read 1,810
Write 21.2
Mixed 145
SusWrite 91.5
109% 517 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 68.5
237% 81.7 MB/s
DQ Read 737
DQ Write 488
DQ Mixed 584
443% 603 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A381
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 201 222 222 230 247 MB/s
Read 1,775
Write 273
Mixed 286
SusWrite 251
139% 646 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 10.4
4K Mixed 47.7
133% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 625
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 663
441% 535 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A381
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 189 180 165 197 200 MB/s
Read 999
Write 651
Mixed 591
SusWrite 196
135% 609 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 55.1
4K Mixed 33.9
116% 39.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 295
208% 270 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A381
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 170 184 200 189 213 MB/s
Read 376
Write 325
Mixed 273
SusWrite 182
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 9
4K Write 9.9
4K Mixed 9.1
30% 9.33 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 273
195% 257 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: A381
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 136 139 132 149 170 MB/s
Read 340
Write 320
Mixed 301
SusWrite 152
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 7.9
4K Write 8
4K Mixed 7.3
26% 7.73 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,194,534 SSDs tested.

Typical CA3-8D256-HP 256GB Builds (Compare 981 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: HP ENVY x360 Convertible 13-ar0xxx

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