Average Bench: 138% (170th of 1072)

Based on 2,219 user benchmarks.  Model: PC601 NVMe SK hynix 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc601 NVMe SK hynix 256GB averaged 38.3% 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 427MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,070MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc601 NVMe SK hynix 256GB is 96.4%. 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 298MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 483MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,219 samples)
Min Avg Max
598 Read 1,070 1,494
160 Write 577 1,050
279 Mixed 483 1,029
128 SusWrite 298 393
134% 607 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.6 4K Read 42 54.8
59.1 4K Write 115 161
26 4K Mixed 43.6 71.9
180% 66.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
325 DQ Read 549 825
118 DQ Write 471 957
171 DQ Mixed 427 826
343% 482 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 38 38 41 42 43 MB/s
Read 5,507
Write 38.4
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 38.6
294% 1,416 MB/s
4K Read 615
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 5.7
940% 208 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 486 348 358 360 359 359 MB/s
Read 1,470
Write 974
Mixed 502
SusWrite 378
184% 831 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 43.3
198% 73.8 MB/s
DQ Read 520
DQ Write 897
DQ Mixed 451
415% 623 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 524 360 361 360 361 361 MB/s
Read 1,373
Write 1054
Mixed 458
SusWrite 388
181% 818 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 41.3
182% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 526
DQ Write 602
DQ Mixed 459
375% 529 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 127 122 118 121 119 MB/s
Read 987
Write 192
Mixed 305
SusWrite 125
87% 402 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 32.8
131% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 524
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 217
191% 296 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 70 68 67 64 63 MB/s
Read 1,021
Write 89.7
Mixed 156
SusWrite 68.1
71% 334 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 33.6
141% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 523
DQ Write 76
DQ Mixed 135
141% 245 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,677,195 SSDs tested

Typical NVMe SK hynix 256GB Builds (Compare 6,371 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

System: Dell XPS 8930

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