Average Bench: 74.5% (320th of 927)

Based on 339 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD Smartbuy 240GB

Good average bench

The SSD Smartbuy 240GB averaged 25.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 68.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD Smartbuy 240GB is 48.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD Smartbuy 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 11MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 33.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 339 samples)
Min Avg Max
305 Read 470 525
95.4 Write 378 496
141 Mixed 399 508
92.5% 416 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.7 4K Read 23.2 32.5
30.8 4K Write 68.9 105
4.43 4K Mixed 11 15.1
85.8% 34.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 DQ Read 162 319
54.9 DQ Write 204 339
6.33 DQ Mixed 33.8 65.9
67.1% 133 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
198GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 512
Write 495
Mixed 512
113% 506 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 13.8
105% 44.2 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 13.3
59% 123 MB/s
78GB free
Firmware: SBFM91.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 457
Write 450
Mixed 458
102% 455 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 11.3
111% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 16.1
67% 149 MB/s
190GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 455
Mixed 402
102% 457 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 34.5
4K Mixed 14.4
65% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 65.4
87% 159 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 339
Write 415
Mixed 352
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 66.1
4K Mixed 10.6
86% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 9.1
73% 168 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: SBFM71.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 417
Write 321
Mixed 53.3
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 8.77
96% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 1.84
64% 151 MB/s
163GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 355
Mixed 414
94% 424 MB/s
4K Read 16.7
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 13.8
60% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 79.6
DQ Write 64.3
DQ Mixed 37.8
38% 60.6 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: SBFM21.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 302
Write 319
Mixed 34.4
48% 218 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 8
102% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 31.1
DQ Write 73.6
DQ Mixed 0.54
15% 35.1 MB/s
67GB free
Firmware: SBFM21.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 495
Write 198
Mixed 195
65% 296 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 3.35
50% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 0.33
34% 81.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,820,641 SSDs tested.

Typical Smartbuy 240GB Builds (Compare 10,645 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X370-PRO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $977

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