Average Bench: 81.8% (175th of 873)

Based on 639 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 240GB averaged just 18.1% 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 28.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 72.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB is 48%. 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 21.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 639 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 494 527
215 Write 421 509
278 Mixed 446 514
101% 454 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 4K Read 28.4 36.9
25.6 4K Write 72.3 115
8.09 4K Mixed 13.5 16
98.6% 38.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.4 DQ Read 162 360
53.2 DQ Write 203 344
10.8 DQ Mixed 21.8 63.4
61.2% 129 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
97GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 507
Write 494
Mixed 508
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 13.3
120% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 30.7
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 13.9
63% 131 MB/s
181GB free
Firmware: SAFC02.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 513
Write 381
Mixed 436
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 62.1
4K Mixed 14
93% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 60.9
89% 168 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 519
Write 462
Mixed 477
108% 486 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 57.6
4K Mixed 11.5
87% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 28.8
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 15.4
31% 58.3 MB/s
118GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 491
Write 423
Mixed 472
103% 462 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 11.9
82% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 28.7
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 12.8
53% 110 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,202,202 SSDs tested.

Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 3,213 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 62%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 53%

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,415

Popular Neutron XT 240GB compatible motherboards:

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