Average Bench: 84.5% - 118th / 836

Based on 381 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 240GB averaged just 15.5% 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 28.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 75.9MB/s
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Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB is 45.7%. 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 17.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 381 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 495 528
230 Write 436 509
271 Mixed 456 515
103% 462 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 28.9 38.2
36.7 4K Write 75.9 120
9.65 4K Mixed 13.9 16.1
102% 39.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24 DQ Read 185 370
51.3 DQ Write 213 348
10.9 DQ Mixed 17.1 42.6
63.3% 138 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
44GB free
Firmware: SAFC Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 525
Write 335
Mixed 356
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 10.2
78% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 16
109% 252 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 498
Write 466
Mixed 480
108% 482 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 47.5
4K Mixed 16.1
87% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 92.4
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 16.6
40% 81.5 MB/s
2GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 507
Write 375
Mixed 481
101% 454 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 76.6
4K Mixed 13.6
105% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 32.6
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 13.9
30% 59.4 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,122,423 SSDs tested.

Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 1,926 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VI HERO - $192

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,184

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