Average Bench: 64.5% (679th of 1016)

Based on 336 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 99MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 439MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HFS256G32MND-2900A 256GB is 29.2%. 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 234MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 270MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 336 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 439 489
154 Write 270 311
177 Mixed 305 373
120 SusWrite 234 308
69.6% 312 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.2 4K Read 15.7 21.3
29.1 4K Write 56.9 78.7
9.55 4K Mixed 17.4 26.1
76.3% 30 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.2 DQ Read 194 340
43.4 DQ Write 182 285
9.14 DQ Mixed 99 219
98.6% 158 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
116GB free
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 308 306 306 306 307 MB/s
Read 468
Write 307
Mixed 295
SusWrite 306
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 64.1
4K Mixed 25.4
97% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 220
190% 282 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 300 307 256 294 240 MB/s
Read 418
Write 305
Mixed 264
SusWrite 278
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 76.7
4K Mixed 25.2
98% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 216
185% 272 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 261 247 253 253 252 MB/s
Read 367
Write 288
Mixed 250
SusWrite 246
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 65.3
4K Mixed 23.8
94% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 220
174% 242 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 125 128 130 134 132 MB/s
Read 421
Write 226
Mixed 219
SusWrite 138
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 23.9
84% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 182
154% 227 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 239 217 237 211 215 MB/s
Read 378
Write 302
Mixed 273
SusWrite 229
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 8.4
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 15.1
63% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 214
173% 247 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20200L00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 300 255 298 257 279 MB/s
Read 311
Write 258
Mixed 257
SusWrite 281
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 11.2
4K Write 33.4
4K Mixed 17.1
57% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 207
176% 257 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,918 SSDs tested.

Typical HFS256G32MND-2900A 256GB Builds (Compare 3,867 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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