Average Bench: 85.9% (121st of 862)

Based on 237 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 480GB averaged just 14.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Neutron XT 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 480GB is 41.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Neutron XT 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 20.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 237 samples)
Min Avg Max
377 Read 500 527
297 Write 458 509
364 Mixed 473 517
107% 477 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 28.7 37.3
32.7 4K Write 73.4 112
11.3 4K Mixed 14.3 16.2
101% 38.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.1 DQ Read 186 362
50.1 DQ Write 220 344
11.5 DQ Mixed 20.7 66.7
66.1% 142 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
376GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 526
Write 507
Mixed 495
114% 509 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 16
124% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 15.4
95% 218 MB/s
338GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 473
Mixed 483
109% 488 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 15.1
114% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 14.6
92% 211 MB/s
142GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 510
Write 496
Mixed 390
104% 466 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 59.7
4K Mixed 16
102% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 15.4
93% 213 MB/s
338GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 518
Write 503
Mixed 499
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 13.5
102% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 17.4
70% 157 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 522
Write 408
Mixed 447
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 14.5
98% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 30.4
DQ Write 90.4
DQ Mixed 55.8
44% 58.9 MB/s
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NeweggUS $206.995 months ago.
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Typical Neutron XT 480GB Builds (Compare 2,363 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $344

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $1,660

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