Average Bench: 86.3% (141st of 908)

Based on 280 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 480GB averaged just 13.7% 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 28.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 480GB is 41.7%. 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 21.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.3MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 280 samples)
Min Avg Max
382 Read 502 527
290 Write 458 509
365 Mixed 476 516
107% 478 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 28.7 37
31.4 4K Write 73.9 112
11.1 4K Mixed 14.3 16.2
101% 39 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.3 DQ Read 192 364
50.8 DQ Write 222 344
11.5 DQ Mixed 21.6 66.8
67.6% 145 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
350GB free
Firmware: 01.4 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 514
Write 499
Mixed 512
114% 508 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 15.4
112% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 15.4
95% 217 MB/s
178GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 519
Write 499
Mixed 504
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 73.8
4K Mixed 13.9
107% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 13.6
75% 169 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,034,146 SSDs tested.


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Typical Neutron XT 480GB Builds (Compare 3,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 105%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 78%

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE V EXTREME - $339

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,695

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