Average Bench: 86.7% (239th of 956)

Based on 343 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 480GB averaged just 13.3% 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 29MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 75.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 480GB is 44.7%. 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 27.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 16.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 343 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 496 526
248 Write 452 509
273 Mixed 460 517
126 SusWrite 347 474
98.7% 439 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 29 37
31.4 4K Write 75.2 112
11.2 4K Mixed 16.1 37.8
104% 40.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.7 DQ Read 202 369
52.4 DQ Write 226 347
11.5 DQ Mixed 27.9 74.9
72.5% 152 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 471 470 474 483 477 MB/s
Read 328
Write 468
Mixed 312
SusWrite 472
90% 395 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 34.9
150% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 67.9
133% 267 MB/s
27GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 236 127 125 126 126 MB/s
Read 471
Write 453
Mixed 327
SusWrite 162
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 46.5
164% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 77.3
138% 270 MB/s
343GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 330 250 378 234 405 MB/s
Read 459
Write 444
Mixed 314
SusWrite 310
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 38
146% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 59
108% 213 MB/s
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 409 171 299 396 398 MB/s
Read 400
Write 386
Mixed 311
SusWrite 318
80% 353 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 38.3
149% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 319
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 74.9
120% 231 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 272 252 227 231 260 MB/s
Read 488
Write 245
Mixed 280
SusWrite 258
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 65
4K Mixed 36.4
128% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 77.2
DQ Mixed 10.3
51% 122 MB/s
327GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 463 468 478 482 475 MB/s
Read 390
Write 488
Mixed 327
SusWrite 472
95% 419 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 63.2
4K Mixed 25.2
106% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 56.5
DQ Mixed 36.1
47% 87.9 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: SAFC02.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 370 296 207 191 194 MB/s
Read 362
Write 389
Mixed 293
SusWrite 269
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 25.4
124% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 157
142% 216 MB/s
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 82 92 98 117 99 MB/s
Read 407
Write 214
Mixed 236
SusWrite 102
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 28.9
94% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 44.8
DQ Mixed 74
79% 139 MB/s
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 Prices

NeweggUS $20715 months
AmazonUS $21021 months
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Typical Neutron XT 480GB Builds (Compare 14,105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,328

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