SanDiskSDSSDXPS-240G
CorsairCSSD-N240GBXT
$170

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187-BLD2. Flash Memory: SanDisk 19nm eX2 ABL MLC.

 $170 

Controller: Phison PS3110-S10. NAND Flash: Toshiba 19nm MLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 5,405 user samples
4,594 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% 202GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 46GB free (System drive)
Poor: 65% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 190th / 955
811 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 53% 206GB free
Poor: 53% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 274th / 955
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
88.8 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+9%
81.6 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
486 MB/s 498 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
427 MB/s +3% 415 MB/s
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
28.5 MB/s +1% 28.1 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
77 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+9%
70.7 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
401 MB/s 443 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+10%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
24.5 MB/s Much faster random mixed IO.
+74%
14.1 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
366 MB/s Faster sustained write speed.
+16%
316 MB/s
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
517 MB/s 526 MB/s +2%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
495 MB/s 508 MB/s +3%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
35.9 MB/s 36.8 MB/s +3%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
113 MB/s +1% 112 MB/s
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
487 MB/s 514 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+6%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
39.3 MB/s Hugely faster peak random mixed IO.
+143%
16.2 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
475 MB/s Faster peak sustained write speed.
+16%
410 MB/s
Market Share
Based on 7,585,287 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.07 % Hugely higher market share.
+600%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
79.8 % Much better value.
+56%
51 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % +3% 62 %
Price
Price (score)
$105 Much cheaper.
+38%
$170
Age
Newest
49 Months 43 Months Slightly more recent.
+12%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
374 MB/s +4% 359 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
334 MB/s 344 MB/s +3%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,206 Pts +1% 1,197 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
162 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+142%
66.9 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
210 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+20%
175 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
217 MB/s +2% 212 MB/s
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
63 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+140%
26.3 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 240GB
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