Average Bench: 82% (166th of 853)

more Based on 857 user benchmarks.  Models: ST240HM000-1G5152, ST240HM0 00-1G5152, ST240HM0 ST240HM000-1G515, ST240HM000-1G515, ST240HM0 00, Seagate ST240HM000-1G515, ST240HM000

This is Seagate's third foray into the the SSD market and it's clear from the specifications that Seagate haven't taken any chances. The 600 incorporates the now reasonably established LAMD LM87800 controller coupled with 19 NM Toshiba MLC, a very similar combination to Corsair's Neutron GTX. This combination of hardware coupled with Seagate's custom firmware produces a very solid set of performance figures. With a Real World Performance rating of 531 MB/s and an AS SSD total score of 1131 the Seagate 600 demonstrates both superb server and consumer performance capabilities. The pricing on the 600 is currently around average for a group leading SSD and likely to drop with time as the 600 is still relatively recent. Overall the 240GB Seagate 600 represents good value for money and delivers great performance. [Aug '13 SSDrivePro]

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Very good average bench

The Seagate 600 240GB averaged just 17.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Seagate 600 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 72.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate 600 240GB is 43.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Seagate 600 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 171MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 53.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 857 samples)
Min Avg Max
367 Read 475 510
264 Write 387 452
284 Mixed 412 475
94.6% 425 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 23.4 29.2
38.3 4K Write 72.9 107
12.9 4K Mixed 23.2 33.1
104% 39.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 DQ Read 171 352
52.6 DQ Write 199 324
12.7 DQ Mixed 53.3 86.5
76.7% 141 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
160GB free
Firmware: C675 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 461
Mixed 444
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 20
128% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 75.4
126% 244 MB/s
84GB free
Firmware: C675 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 374
Mixed 456
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 96.2
4K Mixed 27.6
124% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 99.9
DQ Mixed 86.5
94% 163 MB/s
58GB free
Firmware: C675 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 391
Mixed 448
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 22.9
96% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 76.1
119% 228 MB/s
89GB free
Firmware: C675 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 496
Write 436
Mixed 365
96% 432 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 19.9
112% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 29.9
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 20
32% 57.2 MB/s
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Typical 600 240GB Builds (Compare 4,341 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,051

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