Average Bench: 156% (137th of 1058)

Based on 2,062 user benchmarks.  Model: Micron 2200S NVMe 256GB

Outstanding average bench

The Micron 2200S NVMe 256GB averaged 56.4% 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 632MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 613MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron 2200S NVMe 256GB is 104%. 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 66.2MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 502MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,062 samples)
Min Avg Max
511 Read 1,198 1583
277 Write 846 1,043
374 Mixed 789 969
246 SusWrite 502 784
186% 833 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 4K Read 44.3 47.5
28.4 4K Write 66.2 88.2
16.9 4K Mixed 45.9 57.7
161% 52.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
183 DQ Read 675 797
111 DQ Write 613 842
60 DQ Mixed 632 802
477% 640 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001060 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1001 969 994 854 239 239 MB/s
Read 1,362
Write 903
Mixed 923
SusWrite 716
218% 976 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 55.3
183% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 773
DQ Write 822
DQ Mixed 778
590% 791 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001030 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 835 859 863 880 461 243 MB/s
Read 1,109
Write 806
Mixed 858
SusWrite 690
194% 866 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 65.7
4K Mixed 50.1
167% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 756
DQ Write 775
DQ Mixed 750
568% 760 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001070 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 705 205 673 579 210 214 MB/s
Read 1,075
Write 989
Mixed 841
SusWrite 431
187% 834 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 40.2
130% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 758
DQ Write 787
DQ Mixed 781
585% 775 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 22001070 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 626 578 621 625 596 MB/s
Read 583
Write 286
Mixed 304
SusWrite 561
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 15.3
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 16.8
70% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 431
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 338
240% 313 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,497,839 SSDs tested.

Typical 2200S NVMe 256GB Builds (Compare 8,277 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: $467

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