Average Bench: 87.1% (310th of 1021)

Based on 1,153 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 240GB averaged just 12.8% 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 95.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB is 57.7%. 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 287MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 302MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,153 samples)
Min Avg Max
243 Read 429 510
101 Write 363 491
138 Mixed 287 352
113 SusWrite 302 473
77.4% 345 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.5 4K Read 27.8 36.8
29.7 4K Write 77.2 111
15.5 4K Mixed 34.9 45.5
128% 46.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.2 DQ Read 293 386
71.6 DQ Write 268 357
25.4 DQ Mixed 95.4 192
122% 219 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 271 124 302 265 264 MB/s
Read 510
Write 380
Mixed 332
SusWrite 239
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 41.9
164% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 165
174% 287 MB/s
39GB free
Firmware: SAFC02.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 371 371 371 380 381 MB/s
Read 460
Write 281
Mixed 300
SusWrite 370
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 32.9
131% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 167
174% 283 MB/s
80GB free
Firmware: SAFC02.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 221 238 318 286 303 MB/s
Read 447
Write 368
Mixed 311
SusWrite 264
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 34.8
134% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 140
164% 283 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 303 277 256 321 150 MB/s
Read 370
Write 359
Mixed 250
SusWrite 246
69% 306 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 59.6
4K Mixed 30.8
89% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 72.1
133% 264 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 214 122 158 199 145 MB/s
Read 353
Write 311
Mixed 14.3
SusWrite 174
47% 213 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 32.6
110% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 70.2
89% 160 MB/s
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Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 9,654 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $915

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