Average Bench: 142% (151st of 1058)

Based on 1,662 user benchmarks.  Model: PC601 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc601 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 42.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Pc601 NVMe SK hynix 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 430MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,132MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc601 NVMe SK hynix 256GB is 103%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Pc601 NVMe SK hynix 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 294MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 515MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,662 samples)
Min Avg Max
684 Read 1,132 1,533
161 Write 567 1,049
271 Mixed 515 1,074
135 SusWrite 294 395
138% 627 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.3 4K Read 43 55.1
55.9 4K Write 117 160
22.5 4K Mixed 45 72.8
185% 68.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
274 DQ Read 556 826
133 DQ Write 481 1,013
182 DQ Mixed 430 830
347% 489 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 363 365 364 364 364 MB/s
Read 1,617
Write 833
Mixed 487
SusWrite 382
182% 830 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 46.1
206% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 521
DQ Write 877
DQ Mixed 456
414% 618 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 513 352 357 337 327 322 MB/s
Read 1640
Write 1,114
Mixed 504
SusWrite 368
200% 906 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 43.6
204% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 526
DQ Write 763
DQ Mixed 456
398% 582 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 358 361 359 357 360 MB/s
Read 702
Write 746
Mixed 414
SusWrite 378
126% 560 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 38.1
168% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 522
DQ Write 634
DQ Mixed 448
374% 535 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 516 341 326 324 328 329 MB/s
Read 915
Write 696
Mixed 475
SusWrite 361
136% 612 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 40.2
156% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 536
DQ Write 372
DQ Mixed 450
337% 453 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 502 359 365 362 365 364 MB/s
Read 657
Write 856
Mixed 400
SusWrite 386
129% 575 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 40.4
159% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 605
DQ Write 508
DQ Mixed 458
370% 524 MB/s
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 501 347 339 331 332 327 MB/s
Read 602
Write 771
Mixed 389
SusWrite 363
120% 531 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 47.5
152% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 631
DQ Write 492
DQ Mixed 459
371% 527 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 281 288 290 292 286 MB/s
Read 447
Write 303
Mixed 274
SusWrite 288
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 25.9
126% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 342
244% 315 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,963,822 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 256GB Builds (Compare 7,554 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $467

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