Average Bench: 68.6% (670th of 1058)

Based on 1,116 user benchmarks.  Model: Intenso SSD SATAIII

Above average average bench

The Intenso SATAIII 256GB averaged 31.4% 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 23.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intenso SATAIII 256GB is 57.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intenso SATAIII 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 28.4MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 239MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,116 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 455 512
278 Write 381 439
16.1 Mixed 290 414
81.1 SusWrite 239 421
76.3% 341 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.4 4K Read 23.6 32.2
6.52 4K Write 62.2 113
0.5 4K Mixed 18.2 29.7
92% 34.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
83.5 DQ Read 158 229
15.1 DQ Write 254 340
0.6 DQ Mixed 28.4 47.7
71.4% 147 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
153GB free
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 440 439 442 443 443 MB/s
Read 499
Write 429
Mixed 358
SusWrite 440
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 22.7
127% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 29.4
80% 163 MB/s
131GB free
Firmware: T0929A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 352 386 398 399 403 MB/s
Read 486
Write 395
Mixed 413
SusWrite 374
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 28.4
126% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 47.1
98% 196 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T1125A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 418 417 414 415 417 MB/s
Read 482
Write 415
Mixed 402
SusWrite 418
97% 429 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 18.7
114% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 27.7
80% 165 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0929A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 136 130 158 106 157 MB/s
Read 500
Write 350
Mixed 363
SusWrite 171
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 0.5
103% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 92.4
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 0.5
44% 103 MB/s
54GB free
Firmware: T0929A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 96 52 69 57 71 MB/s
Read 456
Write 190
Mixed 16.6
SusWrite 112
42% 194 MB/s
4K Read 9.5
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 22.4
78% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 0.5
69% 162 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 9A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 163 74 76 68 82 MB/s
Read 391
Write 300
Mixed 18
SusWrite 112
45% 205 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 11.2
4K Mixed 26.7
72% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 0.6
54% 128 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0929A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 174 100 128 80 103 MB/s
Read 450
Write 362
Mixed 348
SusWrite 121
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 11.2
4K Mixed 4.6
57% 15.2 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 43.8
80% 153 MB/s
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Typical SATAIII 256GB Builds (Compare 593 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $379

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