Average Bench: 85.3% (128th of 862)

Based on 41 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 960GB averaged just 14.7% 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 28.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 462MB/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 23.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 41 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 498 530
159 Write 454 503
281 Mixed 462 513
105% 471 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 28.2 36.8
31.7 4K Write 66.4 113
11 4K Mixed 14.8 16.3
96.9% 36.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 DQ Read 202 372
33.1 DQ Write 231 362
10.7 DQ Mixed 23.8 69.9
71.3% 152 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
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
759GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 513
Write 492
Mixed 505
112% 503 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 14.7
92% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 15.4
85% 196 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
712GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 505
Write 473
Mixed 501
110% 493 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 63.1
4K Mixed 15.4
92% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 54.5
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 14
58% 121 MB/s
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Typical Neutron XT 960GB Builds (Compare 2,363 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $344

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,805

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