Average Bench: 81.7% (304th of 956)

Based on 833 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 240GB averaged just 18.3% 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 71MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB is 47.5%. 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 33.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 258MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 833 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 491 526
191 Write 412 508
240 Mixed 427 514
92.8 SusWrite 258 404
89% 397 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 4K Read 28.1 36.7
8.44 4K Write 71 112
8.14 4K Mixed 15.7 36.1
100% 38.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.6 DQ Read 185 365
58.9 DQ Write 219 347
11 DQ Mixed 33.8 98.8
72.1% 146 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 446 470 470 480 473 468 MB/s
Read 491
Write 475
Mixed 286
SusWrite 468
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 42
159% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 74.9
127% 249 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 0 407 196 11 449 MB/s
Read 487
Write 460
Mixed 284
SusWrite 204
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 64.9
4K Mixed 37.5
130% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 74
108% 201 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 90 83 94 95 82 MB/s
Read 353
Write 82.1
Mixed 227
SusWrite 88.1
41% 187 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 2.2
61% 14.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,545,790 SSDs tested.

Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 5,018 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: 64% - Good Total price: $1,120

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