Average Bench: 81.6% (274th of 955)

Based on 811 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 240GB averaged just 18.4% 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 28.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 70.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB is 49.1%. 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 26.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 811 samples)
Min Avg Max
377 Read 498 526
180 Write 415 508
277 Mixed 443 514
203 SusWrite 316 410
93.9% 418 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 28.1 36.8
8.74 4K Write 70.7 112
8.18 4K Mixed 14.1 16.2
97.9% 37.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 DQ Read 175 359
56 DQ Write 212 344
10.8 DQ Mixed 26.3 66.9
66.3% 138 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC02.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 319 278 264 281 297 MB/s
Read 496
Write 379
Mixed 312
SusWrite 301
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 41.8
156% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 144
166% 284 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC02.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 278 281 264 307 295 308 MB/s
Read 379
Write 381
Mixed 305
SusWrite 289
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 31.9
113% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 129
132% 214 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 253 151 151 157 145 MB/s
Read 355
Write 444
Mixed 361
SusWrite 177
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 72.4
4K Mixed 30.7
118% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 361
DQ Mixed 199
194% 307 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 67 150 280 201 183 MB/s
Read 387
Write 385
Mixed 263
SusWrite 203
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 20.2
92% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 13.1
DQ Write 83
DQ Mixed 40.3
33% 45.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,531,488 SSDs tested.

Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 4,520 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,201

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