Average Bench: 86.2% (173rd of 927)

Based on 50 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 960GB averaged just 13.8% 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 28.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 242MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 960GB is 42.3%. 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 24.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 50 samples)
Min Avg Max
371 Read 501 530
159 Write 456 505
281 Mixed 467 513
106% 475 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 28.4 36.8
31.7 4K Write 68.2 113
10.3 4K Mixed 14.7 16.3
98.1% 37.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 DQ Read 208 372
33.1 DQ Write 242 362
10.7 DQ Mixed 24.3 69.9
73.9% 158 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
781GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 493
Mixed 490
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 14.6
120% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 16.3
88% 199 MB/s
646GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 493
Write 492
Mixed 493
110% 493 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 15.1
114% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 14
91% 209 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: 01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 511
Write 479
Mixed 475
109% 488 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 15.7
114% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 16.1
84% 191 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
716GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 522
Write 493
Mixed 509
113% 508 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 63.1
4K Mixed 15.9
98% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 15.7
88% 200 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
771GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 518
Write 372
Mixed 505
104% 465 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 36.8
4K Mixed 13.8
69% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 15.7
84% 191 MB/s
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AmazonUS $2725 months
NeweggUS $3529 months
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Typical Neutron XT 960GB Builds (Compare 3,466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $339

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,750

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