Average Bench: 168% (135th of 1072)

Based on 614 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe PC601 NVMe SK hy

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme PC601 SK hy 512GB averaged 67.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme PC601 SK hy 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 638MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 787MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme PC601 SK hy 512GB is 95.6%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme PC601 SK hy 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 661MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 98MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 614 samples)
Min Avg Max
627 Read 1,161 1,620
443 Write 1,187 1,879
353 Mixed 702 1,458
351 SusWrite 661 780
208% 928 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.4 4K Read 39.7 53.2
49.7 4K Write 98 143
26.2 4K Mixed 46.2 66
171% 61.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
300 DQ Read 787 1,101
130 DQ Write 494 924
163 DQ Mixed 638 1,010
476% 640 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
416GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2111 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1058 707 708 711 712 713 MB/s
Read 1,287
Write 1,382
Mixed 606
SusWrite 768
226% 1,011 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 35.7
144% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 843
DQ Write 670
DQ Mixed 720
549% 745 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 405 519 485 456 424 390 MB/s
Read 1,375
Write 563
Mixed 521
SusWrite 446
160% 726 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 49.1
190% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 989
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 650
516% 730 MB/s
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2111 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1111 725 725 730 731 731 MB/s
Read 809
Write 1,650
Mixed 620
SusWrite 792
220% 968 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 44.7
170% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 998
DQ Write 792
DQ Mixed 762
606% 850 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2111 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 297 286 276 238 218 MB/s
Read 1,114
Write 451
Mixed 451
SusWrite 275
126% 573 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 35.2
146% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 830
DQ Write 415
DQ Mixed 525
416% 590 MB/s
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2111 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 508 360 320 330 326 325 MB/s
Read 1,065
Write 1,004
Mixed 472
SusWrite 362
162% 726 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 67.9
4K Mixed 32.5
115% 41.6 MB/s
DQ Read 788
DQ Write 484
DQ Mixed 561
438% 611 MB/s
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 686 508 499 568 438 486 MB/s
Read 366
Write 973
Mixed 310
SusWrite 531
124% 545 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 28.2
4K Mixed 34
79% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 374
262% 328 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,598,672 SSDs tested

Typical PC601 SK hy 512GB Builds (Compare 4,020 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk

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