Average Bench: 67.6% (684th of 1058)

Based on 1,353 user benchmarks.  Model: Intenso SSD SATAIII

Above average average bench

The Intenso SATAIII 256GB averaged 32.4% 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 Write Speed 254MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.1MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intenso SATAIII 256GB is 60.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intenso SATAIII 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 27.5MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 227MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,353 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 454 513
264 Write 379 442
17.4 Mixed 293 415
74 SusWrite 227 421
75.7% 338 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.8 4K Read 24.1 32.7
7 4K Write 62 113
0.4 4K Mixed 17.3 29.8
91.6% 34.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
84 DQ Read 158 229
17.4 DQ Write 254 341
0.6 DQ Mixed 27.5 48.1
70.9% 146 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0929A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 174 169 167 167 167 MB/s
Read 485
Write 404
Mixed 371
SusWrite 198
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 23.3
111% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 36.7
86% 172 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0929A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 149 165 84 161 78 MB/s
Read 464
Write 390
Mixed 351
SusWrite 154
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 19.4
106% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 0.6
71% 166 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0424A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 64 79 73 16 83 MB/s
Read 484
Write 414
Mixed 413
SusWrite 122
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 25.9
96% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 1.2
67% 159 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0929A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 165 86 92 48 61 MB/s
Read 490
Write 412
Mixed 384
SusWrite 115
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 0.6
101% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 46.2
64% 115 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0929A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 16 3.1 3.1 82 343 MB/s
Read 509
Write 434
Mixed 16.3
SusWrite 119
59% 269 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 17.5
60% 15.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,076,397 SSDs tested.

Typical SATAIII 256GB Builds (Compare 637 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 (MS-7721) - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $379

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