Average Bench: 89% (287th of 1016)

Based on 1,566 user benchmarks.  Model: Lexar SSD

Very good average bench

The Lexar SSD 256GB averaged just 10.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Lexar SSD 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 33.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 97.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Lexar SSD 256GB is 56.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Lexar SSD 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 211MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 340MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,566 samples)
Min Avg Max
369 Read 501 975
300 Write 423 492
266 Mixed 374 491
140 SusWrite 340 457
91.8% 409 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.2 4K Read 33.4 43.9
38.3 4K Write 78.3 110
16.2 4K Mixed 28.3 50.1
128% 46.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
137 DQ Read 211 336
101 DQ Write 232 322
32.1 DQ Mixed 97.7 334
108% 180 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 388 386 398 383 379 MB/s
Read 453
Write 296
Mixed 396
SusWrite 390
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 43
161% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 302
224% 297 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 449 455 457 458 456 MB/s
Read 475
Write 440
Mixed 371
SusWrite 454
98% 435 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 25.8
124% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 36
74% 147 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 439 431 406 423 415 MB/s
Read 438
Write 393
Mixed 340
SusWrite 424
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 19.7
99% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 33.3
73% 149 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 172 142 141 139 105 MB/s
Read 472
Write 417
Mixed 364
SusWrite 143
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 20.9
110% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 32.5
54% 105 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,382,999 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 256GB Builds (Compare 558 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 86%
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Motherboard: Asrock B550AM Gaming

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $719

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