Average Bench: 85.7% (122nd of 859)

Based on 218 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 480GB averaged just 14.3% 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 28.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 480GB is 42.1%. 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 20.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 218 samples)
Min Avg Max
377 Read 499 527
288 Write 455 509
354 Mixed 471 517
106% 475 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 4K Read 28.6 37.5
32.8 4K Write 73.3 112
11.3 4K Mixed 14.2 16.2
100% 38.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 DQ Read 186 362
50.7 DQ Write 221 345
11.5 DQ Mixed 20.9 66.6
66.5% 143 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
192GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 505
Mixed 510
114% 512 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 14.1
114% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 14.8
86% 200 MB/s
300GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 519
Write 501
Mixed 498
113% 506 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 13.2
109% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 13.5
84% 193 MB/s
170GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 512
Write 332
Mixed 513
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 16
132% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 16
98% 225 MB/s
331GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 382
Write 232
Mixed 240
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 15.4
90% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 21.6
57% 121 MB/s
343GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 371
Write 232
Mixed 232
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 7.83
82% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 24.5
62% 133 MB/s
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NeweggUS $206.993 months ago.
AmazonUS $209.989 months ago.
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Typical Neutron XT 480GB 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: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,660

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