Average Bench: 84.6% (130th of 859)

Based on 37 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 960GB averaged just 15.4% 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 28.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 458MB/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 24.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 37 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 495 530
159 Write 451 500
281 Mixed 458 513
104% 468 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 28.1 36.8
31.7 4K Write 66 113
11 4K Mixed 14.8 16.3
96.4% 36.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 DQ Read 190 372
33.1 DQ Write 230 362
10.7 DQ Mixed 24.7 69.9
70.1% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
466GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 530
Write 496
Mixed 490
113% 505 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 16.3
96% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 16.4
90% 204 MB/s
703GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 512
Write 480
Mixed 508
112% 500 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 15.3
103% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 69.9
104% 196 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
83GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 470
Mixed 426
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 58.3
4K Mixed 13.3
92% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 28.4
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 13.4
55% 113 MB/s
84GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 264
Mixed 499
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 60.6
4K Mixed 15.1
95% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 13.6
80% 184 MB/s
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NeweggUS $351.981 month ago.
AmazonUS $468.554 months ago.
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Typical Neutron XT 960GB Builds (Compare 3,341 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $363

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,805

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