Average Bench: 82.6% (159th of 863)

Based on 600 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 240GB averaged just 17.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB is 47.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 21.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 600 samples)
Min Avg Max
374 Read 495 528
227 Write 424 509
288 Mixed 450 515
102% 456 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 4K Read 28.8 37.4
26.8 4K Write 73.6 117
8.84 4K Mixed 13.6 16.1
100% 38.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.4 DQ Read 165 363
55.8 DQ Write 206 346
10.9 DQ Mixed 21.6 62.7
61.9% 131 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
96GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 523
Write 510
Mixed 518
116% 517 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 14.6
120% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 36.6
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 15.2
61% 127 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: SAFC02.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 515
Write 380
Mixed 438
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 13.5
96% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 59.2
104% 206 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 490
Mixed 428
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 15
73% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 15.1
80% 182 MB/s
24GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 512
Write 313
Mixed 375
89% 400 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 15.2
95% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 15.6
73% 167 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 358
Write 150
Mixed 206
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 30.2
4K Mixed 8.06
60% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 21.9
DQ Write 37.1
DQ Mixed 10.9
14% 23.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,480,081 SSDs tested.

Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 2,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,356

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