Average Bench: 85.6% (129th of 873)

Based on 45 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 960GB averaged just 14.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Neutron XT 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 464MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 960GB is 42.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Neutron XT 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 45 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 500 530
159 Write 455 505
281 Mixed 464 513
106% 473 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 28.3 36.8
31.7 4K Write 67.7 113
10.3 4K Mixed 14.7 16.3
97.5% 36.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 DQ Read 199 372
33.1 DQ Write 237 362
10.7 DQ Mixed 25.3 69.9
72.5% 154 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
452GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 525
Write 503
Mixed 499
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 14.3
127% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 14.9
65% 152 MB/s
492GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 480
Mixed 482
110% 491 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 15.5
116% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 69.8
119% 232 MB/s
783GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 526
Write 495
Mixed 507
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 63.7
4K Mixed 15.7
103% 37.4 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 16
96% 220 MB/s
806GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 529
Write 505
Mixed 493
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 14.2
122% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 40.9
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 58.2
80% 136 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 518
Write 408
Mixed 490
105% 472 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 15.9
111% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 16.1
85% 193 MB/s
456GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 519
Write 448
Mixed 501
109% 490 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 14.8
80% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 15.6
82% 188 MB/s
670GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 515
Write 454
Mixed 467
107% 479 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 10.3
69% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 23.8
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 15.5
55% 113 MB/s
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AmazonUS $27225 days
NeweggUS $3525 months
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Typical Neutron XT 960GB Builds (Compare 2,754 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $344

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,747

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