Average Bench: 88.8% (313th of 1037)

Based on 1,219 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 240GB averaged just 11.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 96.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB is 54.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 290MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 310MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,219 samples)
Min Avg Max
265 Read 436 511
96.3 Write 366 492
150 Mixed 290 353
122 SusWrite 310 475
78.5% 350 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.5 4K Read 28.1 37.1
30.9 4K Write 78.9 112
16.9 4K Mixed 35.3 45.6
130% 47.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.7 DQ Read 300 386
71.6 DQ Write 275 358
25.7 DQ Mixed 96.6 190
125% 224 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
43GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 473 474 399 484 480 MB/s
Read 420
Write 488
Mixed 335
SusWrite 459
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 42.5
153% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 374
DQ Mixed 77.1
141% 279 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 85 427 195 275 321 MB/s
Read 468
Write 292
Mixed 320
SusWrite 287
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 38.1
132% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 77.4
130% 252 MB/s
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 228 220 183 89 202 MB/s
Read 459
Write 382
Mixed 269
SusWrite 187
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 32.9
122% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 68.2
120% 237 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,610,326 SSDs tested.

Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 2,175 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,053

Popular Neutron XT 240GB compatible motherboards:

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