Average Bench: 68.5% (346th of 848)

Based on 691 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2CT240A4, INTEL SS DSC2CT240A4

The 240GB Intel 335 Series SSD is four months older than the group leaders which average 13 months old. The hardware configuration consists of a Sandforce 2281 controller which is coupled with Intel's own 20Nm NAND flash. This particular combination is known to have relatively weak compressible write speeds, and the observed performance figures confirm this. With sequential peak and average read/write speeds of 510/234 and 367/209 MB/s the core performance profile is exactly as I would expect, very skewed in favour of reading over writing. With an overall effective speed of 434 MB/s the 335 is nearly 25% slower than the 533 MB/s group average. There are both faster and cheaper alternatives in the group test[Feb '14 SSDrivePro]


Above average average bench

The Intel 335 Series 240GB averaged 31.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 335 Series 240GB is 36.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel 335 Series 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 226MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 15.4MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 691 samples)
Min Avg Max
346 Read 472 514
169 Write 226 263
207 Mixed 281 330
71.7% 326 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 25.2 35.7
31.1 4K Write 74.9 117
9.81 4K Mixed 15.4 22.4
97.5% 38.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.3 DQ Read 165 293
51.9 DQ Write 174 256
9.16 DQ Mixed 52.4 84.6
71.8% 131 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
147GB free
Firmware: 335u Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 520
Write 310
Mixed 366
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 24.1
153% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 76.8
110% 202 MB/s
182GB free
Firmware: 335u Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 489
Write 247
Mixed 307
77% 348 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 16.6
104% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 78.4
103% 186 MB/s
165GB free
Firmware: 335u Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 497
Write 236
Mixed 302
76% 345 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 11.6
103% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 21.4
DQ Write 91.7
DQ Mixed 11.6
22% 41.6 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: 335u Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 462
Write 193
Mixed 224
64% 293 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 15.9
95% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 27.4
DQ Write 96.1
DQ Mixed 70.6
52% 64.7 MB/s
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Gaming 21%
Desktop 54%
Workstation 23%

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $546

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Controller: LSI SandForce SF2281. NAND Flash: IMFT Synchronous 20nm MLC

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