Average Bench: 81.3% (168th of 850)

more Based on 799 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 18.6% 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 71.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Seagate 600 240GB is 42%. 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 53.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 799 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 472 509
253 Write 382 451
266 Mixed 406 474
93.6% 420 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 23.2 29.1
38.8 4K Write 71.6 106
13 4K Mixed 23.2 33.1
103% 39.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 DQ Read 171 349
55.5 DQ Write 197 322
13 DQ Mixed 53.6 86.3
76.5% 140 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
16GB free
Firmware: C675 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 501
Write 367
Mixed 364
91% 411 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 33.8
142% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 85.9
125% 235 MB/s
89GB free
Firmware: C675 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 490
Write 440
Mixed 475
104% 468 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 14.8
108% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 22.5
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 78
90% 145 MB/s
59GB free
Firmware: C675 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 375
Write 459
Mixed 372
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 28.3
92% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 67.9
102% 192 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,840,484 SSDs tested.

Typical 600 240GB Builds (Compare 3,751 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,065

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

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