Average Bench: 82% (314th of 964)

Based on 870 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 240GB averaged just 17.9% 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 27.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 71.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB is 48.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 38.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 274MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 870 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 486 526
180 Write 410 508
235 Mixed 418 514
105 SusWrite 274 465
89% 397 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 27.9 36.7
10.8 4K Write 71.2 111
8.22 4K Mixed 17 40.3
102% 38.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 DQ Read 193 370
59.2 DQ Write 222 350
11.1 DQ Mixed 38.1 150
75.6% 151 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 373 239 255 300 203 MB/s
Read 439
Write 419
Mixed 260
SusWrite 255
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 38.3
143% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 74.3
133% 262 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 259 434 231 352 325 MB/s
Read 280
Write 353
Mixed 320
SusWrite 331
73% 321 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 37
124% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 75.4
115% 213 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 399 166 384 194 333 MB/s
Read 422
Write 352
Mixed 306
SusWrite 268
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 54.7
4K Mixed 34
113% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 177
156% 233 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 149 245 226 373 299 MB/s
Read 499
Write 66.2
Mixed 327
SusWrite 252
63% 286 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 65.5
4K Mixed 12.1
102% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 75.4
118% 230 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC02.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 266 270 303 291 273 MB/s
Read 396
Write 305
Mixed 280
SusWrite 273
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 55.8
4K Mixed 25.2
92% 33.7 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 159
140% 209 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,690,586 SSDs tested.

Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 5,114 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $769

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