Average Bench: 86.4% (171st of 927)

Based on 304 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 480GB averaged just 13.5% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 480GB is 43.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Neutron XT 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 21.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.4MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 304 samples)
Min Avg Max
383 Read 502 526
273 Write 456 509
344 Mixed 474 517
107% 478 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 28.9 37.1
31.4 4K Write 74.6 112
11.1 4K Mixed 14.4 16.3
102% 39.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.3 DQ Read 194 363
51 DQ Write 223 347
11.5 DQ Mixed 21.4 66.6
67.9% 146 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
132GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 520
Write 506
Mixed 517
115% 514 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 16.4
126% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 16.3
97% 223 MB/s
343GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 521
Write 469
Mixed 510
112% 500 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 15
122% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 15.1
81% 180 MB/s
320GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 513
Write 496
Mixed 509
113% 506 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 15.3
86% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 69.7
121% 236 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 508
Write 17.6
Mixed 494
75% 340 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 15
92% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 16.1
52% 112 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,800,131 SSDs tested.


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Typical Neutron XT 480GB Builds (Compare 3,466 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 105%
Desktop 80%
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Workstation 78%

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $339

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,686

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