Average Bench: 81.9% (342nd of 980)

Based on 960 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 240GB averaged just 18.1% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 71.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB is 51%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 269MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 45.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 960 samples)
Min Avg Max
312 Read 479 526
154 Write 401 506
217 Mixed 401 513
103 SusWrite 269 473
86.8% 387 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 27.7 36.8
8.57 4K Write 71.5 111
8.4 4K Mixed 18.9 42.5
104% 39.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.6 DQ Read 204 376
58 DQ Write 225 350
11.2 DQ Mixed 45.3 166
80.9% 158 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 323 0 444 138 430 MB/s
Read 506
Write 469
Mixed 372
SusWrite 287
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 46
173% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 207
190% 291 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,408,650 SSDs tested.

Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 5,770 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $834

Popular Neutron XT 240GB compatible motherboards:

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