Average Bench: 102% (235th of 1058)

Based on 12,527 user benchmarks.  Model: Lexar 256GB SSD

Outstanding average bench

The Lexar 256GB SSD 256GB averaged 1.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Lexar 256GB SSD 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 146MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 34.1MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Lexar 256GB SSD 256GB is 176%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Lexar 256GB SSD 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 329MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 240MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,527 samples)
Min Avg Max
340 Read 653 1,902
164 Write 505 1,284
175 Mixed 457 1,222
102 SusWrite 329 845
109% 486 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 4K Read 34.1 60.5
35.6 4K Write 88.4 166
14.5 4K Mixed 35.1 67.9
143% 52.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
90.5 DQ Read 240 505
37.7 DQ Write 302 940
29.2 DQ Mixed 146 335
145% 229 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V1.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1254 1261 1269 979 278 278 MB/s
Read 1,273
Write 1,274
Mixed 1,156
SusWrite 887
258% 1,147 MB/s
4K Read 64.7
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 83.9
307% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 1,022
DQ Mixed 500
440% 636 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V1.6.C2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1188 899 339 348 349 346 MB/s
Read 1,785
Write 1,284
Mixed 1,199
SusWrite 578
270% 1,212 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 56.4
201% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 415
DQ Write 695
DQ Mixed 106
207% 405 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: SN07373
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 418 411 413 420 419 MB/s
Read 447
Write 448
Mixed 398
SusWrite 417
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 42
153% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 246
188% 251 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.15.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 451 426 453 451 450 MB/s
Read 462
Write 422
Mixed 361
SusWrite 444
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 22.6
138% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 30.6
74% 153 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 389 163 122 353 166 MB/s
Read 473
Write 302
Mixed 79.1
SusWrite 224
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 35.7
128% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 49.6
DQ Mixed 219
146% 182 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.15.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 200 218 214 223 217 MB/s
Read 420
Write 374
Mixed 334
SusWrite 198
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 69.3
4K Mixed 16.4
108% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 29.2
71% 148 MB/s
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Gaming 38%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 35%
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Motherboard: Asrock A320M-HDV R4.0

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

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