Average Bench: 67.6% (394th of 885)

Based on 1,442 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 32.3% 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 72.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 335 Series 240GB is 32.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel 335 Series 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Write Speed 226MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 15MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,442 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 471 514
162 Write 226 260
205 Mixed 279 328
71.5% 325 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 24.9 34.8
26.7 4K Write 72.4 114
9.44 4K Mixed 15 21.1
95.3% 37.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 DQ Read 160 291
50.8 DQ Write 171 253
9.24 DQ Mixed 48.2 83.5
68.5% 126 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
67GB free
Firmware: 335t Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 500
Write 226
Mixed 254
72% 327 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 18.8
120% 48.5 MB/s
DQ Read 26.1
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 72.8
53% 66.5 MB/s
48GB free
Firmware: 335u Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 511
Write 273
Mixed 325
82% 370 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 74.3
4K Mixed 12.5
99% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 30.2
DQ Write 75.8
DQ Mixed 48.1
38% 51.4 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: 335s Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 492
Write 245
Mixed 292
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 14.7
101% 39.9 MB/s
DQ Read 17
DQ Write 36.4
DQ Mixed 8.56
12% 20.7 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: 335u Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 473
Write 229
Mixed 317
75% 340 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 58.7
4K Mixed 7.03
75% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 24.4
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 70.7
77% 121 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,673,394 SSDs tested.


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Typical 335 Series 240GB Builds (Compare 17,892 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 52%
Workstation 22%

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $553

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

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