Average Bench: 64.7% (701st of 1037)

Based on 402 user benchmarks.  Model: HFS256G32MND-2900A

Above average average bench

The HFS256G32MND-2900A 256GB averaged 35.2% 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 114MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 57MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HFS256G32MND-2900A 256GB is 31%. 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 236MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 272MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 402 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 430 488
160 Write 272 311
176 Mixed 297 373
120 SusWrite 236 308
69% 309 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.2 4K Read 15.7 21.4
29.1 4K Write 57 81
9.7 4K Mixed 18 26.3
77% 30.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.5 DQ Read 209 345
45.9 DQ Write 190 286
9.59 DQ Mixed 114 219
109% 171 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
202GB free
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 304 305 306 305 300 MB/s
Read 350
Write 304
Mixed 251
SusWrite 303
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 25.6
100% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 189
144% 193 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 216 234 258 298 260 MB/s
Read 411
Write 304
Mixed 255
SusWrite 255
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 10.8
4K Write 57.5
4K Mixed 15
66% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 210
181% 268 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 257 270 253 256 256 MB/s
Read 420
Write 282
Mixed 232
SusWrite 255
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 9.1
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 15.4
61% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 216
188% 280 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 274 279 286 304 304 MB/s
Read 351
Write 302
Mixed 265
SusWrite 283
68% 300 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 30.5
4K Mixed 17.4
61% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 209
162% 224 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,802,432 SSDs tested.

Typical HFS256G32MND-2900A 256GB Builds (Compare 1,226 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Asus X550VX

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