Average Bench: 86% (219th of 955)

Based on 319 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 28.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 480GB is 43.9%. 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 22.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 319 samples)
Min Avg Max
377 Read 500 526
259 Write 455 509
299 Mixed 471 517
251 SusWrite 367 470
101% 449 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 28.8 37
31.2 4K Write 74.1 112
11.1 4K Mixed 14.5 16.3
101% 39.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.5 DQ Read 193 362
52.1 DQ Write 222 347
11.5 DQ Mixed 22.2 67.6
68.1% 146 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
211GB free
Firmware: 01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 468 471 483 470 477 MB/s
Read 490
Write 475
Mixed 347
SusWrite 475
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42.7
159% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 203
185% 284 MB/s
406GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC02.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 335 376 385 391 378 MB/s
Read 466
Write 436
Mixed 335
SusWrite 354
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 26.8
95% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 186
148% 209 MB/s
250GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC02.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 247 238 270 262 276 MB/s
Read 428
Write 422
Mixed 305
SusWrite 259
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 26.3
110% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 180
164% 249 MB/s
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 56 80 74 63 88 MB/s
Read 496
Write 90
Mixed 246
SusWrite 83.7
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 42
137% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 59.7
92% 181 MB/s
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NeweggUS $20713 months
AmazonUS $21019 months
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Typical Neutron XT 480GB Builds (Compare 13,024 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,402

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