Average Bench: 80.1% - 182nd / 836

more Based on 677 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 19.9% 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 69.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 22.7MB/s
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Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate 600 240GB is 43.8%. 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 168MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 54.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 677 samples)
Min Avg Max
357 Read 472 510
232 Write 374 448
229 Mixed 400 474
92.4% 415 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 4K Read 22.7 29.1
37.6 4K Write 69.6 106
12.5 4K Mixed 23 33
101% 38.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 DQ Read 168 347
53 DQ Write 194 322
13 DQ Mixed 54.5 86.3
76% 139 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
43GB free
Firmware: C675 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 483
Write 448
Mixed 341
94% 424 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 18.3
105% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 81.8
75% 109 MB/s
129GB free
Firmware: C675 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 438
Mixed 449
103% 462 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 27.5
91% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 66.6
72% 121 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,124,209 SSDs tested.

Typical 600 240GB Builds (Compare 2,891 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $242

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,019

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Controller: LAMD LM87800. Flash Memory: Toshiba 19nm MLC.

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