Average Bench: 154% (139th of 1058)

Based on 1,715 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron 2200S NVMe 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Micron 2200S NVMe 256GB averaged 53.7% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Micron 2200S NVMe 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 647MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 598MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron 2200S NVMe 256GB is 86.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Micron 2200S NVMe 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 66.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 497MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,715 samples)
Min Avg Max
618 Read 1,170 1,572
486 Write 858 1,043
498 Mixed 797 966
287 SusWrite 497 760
185% 830 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 4K Read 39 46.7
36.1 4K Write 66.6 88.2
31.2 4K Mixed 46.7 57.3
154% 50.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
230 DQ Read 687 797
122 DQ Write 598 845
105 DQ Mixed 647 804
484% 644 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001030 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 918 728 343 204 212 221 MB/s
Read 1,162
Write 920
Mixed 831
SusWrite 438
187% 838 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 54.5
181% 59.9 MB/s
DQ Read 785
DQ Write 725
DQ Mixed 793
585% 768 MB/s
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001060 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 959 996 940 407 258 219 MB/s
Read 805
Write 1,013
Mixed 906
SusWrite 630
190% 838 MB/s
4K Read 42.8
4K Write 64.3
4K Mixed 47.4
160% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 589
DQ Write 779
DQ Mixed 789
566% 719 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001040 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 988 730 222 215 221 218 MB/s
Read 782
Write 669
Mixed 720
SusWrite 432
146% 651 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 69.7
4K Mixed 51.5
168% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 778
DQ Write 827
DQ Mixed 789
597% 798 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001050 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 263 222 221 230 211 MB/s
Read 522
Write 367
Mixed 422
SusWrite 230
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 19.3
4K Mixed 17.6
58% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 28.2
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 42.8
46% 72.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,898,164 SSDs tested.

Typical 2200S NVMe 256GB Builds (Compare 6,299 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $485

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