Average Bench: 83.3% (145th of 859)

Based on 561 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 240GB averaged just 16.7% 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 29MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 75.2MB/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 21.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 561 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 495 528
209 Write 424 508
289 Mixed 452 515
102% 457 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 4K Read 29 37.6
24.8 4K Write 75.2 117
9.14 4K Mixed 13.7 16.1
101% 39.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.3 DQ Read 174 364
56.2 DQ Write 211 348
11.1 DQ Mixed 21.1 62.6
63.5% 135 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
178GB free
Firmware: SAFC Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 461
Mixed 495
109% 486 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 32.9
4K Mixed 15.1
69% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 54.9
88% 168 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 470
Mixed 487
109% 486 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 39.8
4K Mixed 15.1
80% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 76.4
DQ Mixed 49.8
51% 84.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,867,941 SSDs tested.

Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 3,341 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,305

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