Average Bench: 81.5% (203rd of 908)

Based on 705 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 70.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB is 48.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 23.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 705 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 494 526
210 Write 416 508
268 Mixed 442 514
100% 451 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 28.2 36.8
6.8 4K Write 70.6 113
7.17 4K Mixed 13.6 16.1
97.5% 37.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.4 DQ Read 169 357
55.5 DQ Write 207 343
10.8 DQ Mixed 23.6 64.3
63.5% 133 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
131GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 519
Write 507
Mixed 512
115% 513 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 12.7
97% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 12.1
68% 156 MB/s
158GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 518
Write 496
Mixed 507
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 13
96% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 29.3
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 13
43% 88.1 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 512
Write 46.9
Mixed 85.5
46% 215 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 1.69
4K Mixed 1.63
41% 9.45 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,038,103 SSDs tested.

Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 3,695 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 61%
Desktop 70%
Workstation 52%

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,188

Popular Neutron XT 240GB compatible motherboards:

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