KingstonSA400S37/120G
CrucialCT240BX500SSD1

Controller: Phison PS3111-S11. Flash Memory: Toshiba 15nm TLC. Release date ≈ Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 241,295 user samples
138,047 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 82% 112GB free
Worst Bench: 36% 38GB free
Poor: 36% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 787th / 1058
103,248 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% 183GB free
Worst Bench: 31% 113GB free (System drive)
Poor: 31% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 829th / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
59.7 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
56 %
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
389 MB/s 462 MB/s Faster read speed.
+19%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
229 MB/s 387 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+69%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.3 MB/s +2% 25.7 MB/s
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
60.3 MB/s Much faster random write.
+45%
41.7 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
240 MB/s +5% 229 MB/s
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
24.5 MB/s Hugely faster random mixed IO.
+123%
11 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
95 MB/s 171 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+80%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
482 MB/s 511 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+6%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
388 MB/s 454 MB/s Faster peak write speed.
+17%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
36.2 MB/s 36.3 MB/s +0%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
93.5 MB/s 112 MB/s Faster peak random write.
+20%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
361 MB/s 426 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+18%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
40.5 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+27%
31.9 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
187 MB/s 384 MB/s Hugely faster peak sustained write speed.
+105%
Market Share
Based on 45,259,910 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.9 % Higher market share.
+17%
0.77 %
Value
Value For Money
11.6 % 16.5 % Much better value.
+43%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
52 % 53 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$28 Cheaper.
+12%
$32
Age
Newest
54+ Months 34+ Months Much more recent.
+37%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
254 MB/s +5% 243 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
332 MB/s 344 MB/s +4%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
985 Pts 1,012 Pts +3%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
187 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+279%
49.3 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
144 MB/s 164 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+14%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
182 MB/s 231 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+27%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
95.6 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+383%
19.8 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
120GB 240GB
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