Average Bench: 182% (110th of 1058)

Based on 327 user benchmarks.  Model: PC601A NVMe SK hynix 512GB

Outstanding average bench

The Pc601a NVMe SK hynix 512GB averaged 81.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Pc601a NVMe SK hynix 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 688MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 1,389MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pc601a NVMe SK hynix 512GB is 104%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Pc601a NVMe SK hynix 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 702MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 108MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 327 samples)
Min Avg Max
862 Read 1,296 1,648
469 Write 1,389 2,082
429 Mixed 758 1,562
417 SusWrite 702 791
232% 1,036 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.3 4K Read 37.6 49
57.4 4K Write 108 170
30.5 4K Mixed 48.6 69.2
176% 64.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
173 DQ Read 851 1,195
114 DQ Write 622 1,090
121 DQ Mixed 688 942
527% 720 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
98GB free
Firmware: 80001111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1073 728 727 732 726 729 MB/s
Read 1,259
Write 1,376
Mixed 1486
SusWrite 786
277% 1,227 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 230
4K Mixed 47.4
252% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,001
DQ Write 1,463
DQ Mixed 818
735% 1,094 MB/s
397GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 707 657 668 695 708 703 MB/s
Read 1,268
Write 1315
Mixed 600
SusWrite 690
217% 968 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 46.9
158% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 944
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 334
329% 541 MB/s
332GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 688 665 565 660 647 545 MB/s
Read 1,545
Write 1,578
Mixed 691
SusWrite 628
248% 1,111 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 49.9
4K Mixed 45.1
146% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 853
DQ Write 61.3
DQ Mixed 168
195% 361 MB/s
322GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80002111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 939 678 707 707 707 704 MB/s
Read 1,286
Write 1,117
Mixed 1,204
SusWrite 740
244% 1,087 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 61.3
4K Mixed 41.5
154% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 561
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 608
402% 484 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 307 416 578 656 516 MB/s
Read 1,128
Write 459
Mixed 457
SusWrite 470
139% 628 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 49.1
179% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 49.5
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 57.2
58% 89.5 MB/s
177GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 857 680 620 389 401 391 MB/s
Read 1,273
Write 984
Mixed 522
SusWrite 556
186% 834 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 32.5
117% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 477
DQ Write 84.2
DQ Mixed 134
136% 232 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80001111 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 403 369 388 385 382 MB/s
Read 1,100
Write 476
Mixed 428
SusWrite 389
132% 598 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 33.3
118% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 417
DQ Write 80
DQ Mixed 116
119% 204 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,017,704 SSDs tested.

Typical NVMe SK hynix 512GB Builds (Compare 1,472 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO

System: Alienware Area-51m

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $615

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