Average Bench: 81.8% (230th of 927)

Based on 765 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 240GB averaged just 18.2% 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 28.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 70.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB is 49%. 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 23.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 765 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 497 526
196 Write 416 508
267 Mixed 443 514
101% 452 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.3 4K Read 28.2 36.7
7.62 4K Write 70.8 112
8.05 4K Mixed 13.6 16.1
97.6% 37.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.3 DQ Read 171 358
52.8 DQ Write 209 344
10.8 DQ Mixed 23.7 65.1
64.1% 135 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
105GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 504
Mixed 498
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 15.6
82% 29.9 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 16.2
74% 167 MB/s
169GB free
Firmware: SAFC02.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 375
Mixed 431
98% 439 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 13.5
87% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 59.2
108% 212 MB/s
176GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 515
Write 503
Mixed 503
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 54.5
4K Mixed 12.6
84% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 26.8
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 13.1
43% 88 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,820,641 SSDs tested.

Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 4,143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,207

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