Average Bench: 64.4% (674th of 1012)

Based on 316 user benchmarks.  Model: HFS256G32MND-2900A

Above average average bench

The HFS256G32MND-2900A 256GB averaged 35.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 93.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 442MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HFS256G32MND-2900A 256GB is 28.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the HFS256G32MND-2900A 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 237MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 270MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 316 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 442 490
152 Write 270 311
179 Mixed 308 373
120 SusWrite 237 308
70.1% 314 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.23 4K Read 15.8 21.3
28.9 4K Write 56.8 78.1
9.42 4K Mixed 17.2 25.8
76% 29.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 DQ Read 188 340
40.9 DQ Write 179 284
9.1 DQ Mixed 93.7 218
95% 154 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 311 310 241 292 303 MB/s
Read 466
Write 311
Mixed 286
SusWrite 292
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 26.4
112% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 209
181% 269 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 302 311 314 311 287 MB/s
Read 451
Write 312
Mixed 293
SusWrite 304
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 26.9
107% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 211
179% 262 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 312 314 312 309 312 MB/s
Read 481
Write 311
Mixed 291
SusWrite 312
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 24.8
92% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 222
192% 284 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 314 312 313 313 313 MB/s
Read 489
Write 314
Mixed 298
SusWrite 313
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 28.3
119% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 22
DQ Write 84.4
DQ Mixed 27.5
29% 44.6 MB/s
236GB free
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 288 308 308 307 308 MB/s
Read 463
Write 303
Mixed 286
SusWrite 300
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 22.8
84% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 216
174% 246 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 269 245 263 246 238 MB/s
Read 400
Write 302
Mixed 210
SusWrite 252
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 8.2
4K Write 63.6
4K Mixed 23.4
76% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 214
185% 274 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,944,221 SSDs tested.

Typical HFS256G32MND-2900A 256GB Builds (Compare 3,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: Asus X550VX

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