KingstonSA400S37/240G
CrucialCT240BX500SSD1

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

Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 80,017 user samples
68,942 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 95% 223GB free
Worst Bench: 35% 43GB free (System drive)
Poor: 35% Great: 95%
SPEED RANK: 675th / 1003
11,075 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% 86GB free
Worst Bench: 33% 116GB free (System drive)
Poor: 33% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 667th / 1003
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
63.3 % 64 % +1%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
418 MB/s 471 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+13%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
304 MB/s 407 MB/s Much faster write speed.
+34%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
26.6 MB/s 27.8 MB/s +5%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
55.6 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+10%
50.5 MB/s
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
261 MB/s 280 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+7%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
20.6 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+25%
16.5 MB/s
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
156 MB/s 207 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+33%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
509 MB/s 512 MB/s +1%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
445 MB/s 453 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
35.9 MB/s 36 MB/s +0%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
102 MB/s 113 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
+11%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
427 MB/s 431 MB/s +1%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
38.6 MB/s Faster peak random mixed IO.
+19%
32.4 MB/s
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
422 MB/s 445 MB/s Slightly faster peak sustained write speed.
+5%
Market Share
Based on 15,811,555 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.65 % Hugely higher market share.
+253%
0.75 %
Value
Value For Money
167 % Slightly better value.
+10%
151 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % +3% 58 %
Price
Price (score)
$25 Slightly cheaper.
+14%
$29
Age
Newest
30 Months 10+ Months Much more recent.
+67%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
270 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+8%
249 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
343 MB/s 348 MB/s +1%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,039 Pts +1% 1,026 Pts
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
207 MB/s Hugely faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+317%
49.6 MB/s
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
189 MB/s 206 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
+9%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
205 MB/s 254 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+24%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
79.2 MB/s Hugely faster deep queue mixed IO.
+115%
36.9 MB/s
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 240GB
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