Average Bench: 84% (132nd of 850)

Based on 454 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 240GB averaged just 16.0% 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 29.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 76.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB is 48.1%. 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 19.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 454 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 496 528
196 Write 425 509
288 Mixed 454 515
102% 458 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 29.3 38.5
17.8 4K Write 76.1 121
8.69 4K Mixed 13.8 16.2
102% 39.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.1 DQ Read 187 369
51.8 DQ Write 214 348
11.1 DQ Mixed 19.4 59.9
64.7% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
141GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 369
Write 361
Mixed 364
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 61.7
4K Mixed 12.8
93% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 28.8
DQ Write 64.7
DQ Mixed 6.49
16% 33.3 MB/s
141GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 368
Write 366
Mixed 354
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 58
4K Mixed 12.7
90% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 26.3
DQ Write 76.5
DQ Mixed 13.1
21% 38.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,844,715 SSDs tested.

Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 2,544 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,229

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