Average Bench: 90.1% (300th of 1040)

Based on 1,217 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Excellent average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 240GB averaged just 9.8% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 96.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB is 52.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 290MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 317MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,217 samples)
Min Avg Max
277 Read 439 512
108 Write 369 493
148 Mixed 290 353
135 SusWrite 317 474
79.3% 354 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.5 4K Read 28.3 37.1
36 4K Write 79.9 113
18.8 4K Mixed 35.9 45.6
131% 48 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.5 DQ Read 301 386
81.6 DQ Write 279 365
25.8 DQ Mixed 96.8 192
126% 226 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
167GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 484 481 489 495 491 MB/s
Read 510
Write 494
Mixed 293
SusWrite 475
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 41.1
147% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 356
DQ Mixed 74.7
137% 273 MB/s
148GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 418 416 430 431 429 MB/s
Read 490
Write 448
Mixed 312
SusWrite 421
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 34.7
126% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 75.4
103% 187 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 212 297 248 269 196 MB/s
Read 466
Write 462
Mixed 306
SusWrite 243
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 36
150% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 51.1
122% 255 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 363 371 322 400 372 MB/s
Read 198
Write 368
Mixed 234
SusWrite 366
66% 291 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 31.5
107% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 34
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 43.6
41% 61.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,692,910 SSDs tested.

Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 571 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus P7H55-M PRO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $260

Popular Neutron XT 240GB compatible motherboards:

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