Average Bench: 156% (137th of 1058)

Based on 1,923 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron 2200S NVMe 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Micron 2200S NVMe 256GB averaged 55.6% 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 639MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 604MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron 2200S NVMe 256GB is 87.8%. 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 65.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 506MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,923 samples)
Min Avg Max
627 Read 1,190 1,577
483 Write 853 1,039
486 Mixed 799 967
298 SusWrite 506 776
187% 837 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.3 4K Read 41.9 46.8
30.8 4K Write 65.8 87.9
25 4K Mixed 46.2 56.9
158% 51.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
198 DQ Read 681 797
122 DQ Write 604 841
92 DQ Mixed 639 803
480% 641 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001030 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 963 987 1000 775 432 245 MB/s
Read 1,544
Write 980
Mixed 935
SusWrite 734
234% 1,048 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 51.9
171% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 760
DQ Write 704
DQ Mixed 746
556% 737 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001070 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 511 500 429 357 188 MB/s
Read 1,121
Write 820
Mixed 779
SusWrite 408
174% 782 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 61.7
4K Mixed 45.5
148% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 308
221% 287 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001070 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 492 260 259 282 296 240 MB/s
Read 999
Write 757
Mixed 714
SusWrite 305
155% 694 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 41.3
137% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 317
230% 302 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001070 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 494 395 292 252 235 210 MB/s
Read 989
Write 613
Mixed 680
SusWrite 313
144% 649 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 28.4
4K Mixed 36
119% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 493
DQ Write 65.4
DQ Mixed 109
123% 222 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,555,228 SSDs tested.

Typical 2200S NVMe 256GB Builds (Compare 7,183 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $440

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