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SATA3 256GB SSD

Price and performance details for the SATA3 256GB SSD can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the Hard Drive compared to the 10 other common Hard Drives in terms of PassMark Disk Rating.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the Disk Rating per dollar.

SATA3 256GB SSD

Drive Size:  238.5 GB

Other names:  SATA3 256GB SSD, SATA3 256GB SSD ATA Device

Drive First Benchmarked: 2020-09-02

Drive Rating/$Price: 40.82

Overall Rank:  5208

Last Price Change:  $62.39 USD (2022-05-22)

Average Drive Rating
2547
Samples: 39

Disk Test Suite Average Results for SATA3 256GB SSD

Sequential Read373 MBytes/Sec
Sequential Write231 MBytes/Sec
Random Seek Read Write (IOPS 32KQD20)97 MBytes/Sec
IOPS 4KQD116 MBytes/Sec
MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$62.39 USDBuy Now!
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Pricing History


Drive Rating Relative to Top 10 Common Drives
As of 23rd of May 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Drive Average Disk Rating
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
41,511
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
40,733
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
38,734
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
37,138
WD BLACK SN850 500GB
36,890
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 1TB
33,494
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
31,983
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 512GB
30,355
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
30,091
SATA3 256GB SSD
2,547
Drive Value (Drive Rating / $Price )
As of 23rd of May 2022 - Higher results represent better value
Drive Disk Rating / $Price
Corsair Force MP600 1TB
240.75
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 500GB
201.15
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 1TB
152.83
WD BLACK SN850 2TB
102.91
Samsung SSD 980 PRO 2TB
48.50
SATA3 256GB SSD
40.82
WD BLACK SN850 1TB
0.00
WD BLACK SN850 500GB
0.00
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 1TB
0.00
Samsung SSD PM9A1 NVMe 512GB
0.00
Last 5 Baselines for SATA3 256GB SSD
Most recent listed first
Baseline Disk Rating
BL1550314 - Apr 15 2022
3810
BL1527683 - Mar 06 2022
4029
BL1508033 - Feb 02 2022
1067
BL1500904 - Jan 21 2022
2471
BL1499706 - Jan 19 2022
1362