Average Bench: 84.5% (352nd of 1011)

Based on 1,055 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 240GB averaged just 15.4% 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 27.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 240GB is 58.7%. 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 296MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 344MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,055 samples)
Min Avg Max
280 Read 454 522
84.3 Write 380 502
152 Mixed 344 507
113 SusWrite 296 473
82.7% 368 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 4K Read 27.8 37
14.6 4K Write 73.8 110
10.6 4K Mixed 27.2 45
116% 42.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.7 DQ Read 255 385
62.5 DQ Write 251 355
12.5 DQ Mixed 73.1 181
104% 193 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
194GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 444 456 454 447 457 445 MB/s
Read 476
Write 452
Mixed 359
SusWrite 451
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 39.2
133% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 119
133% 230 MB/s
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 171 398 183 461 MB/s
Read 493
Write 297
Mixed 335
SusWrite 320
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 40.9
151% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 4.6
73% 180 MB/s
97GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 435 459 336 463 468 MB/s
Read 462
Write 446
Mixed 308
SusWrite 430
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 34.9
119% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 73.8
127% 249 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC02.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 329 348 293 314 324 MB/s
Read 457
Write 371
Mixed 278
SusWrite 318
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 34.1
135% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 165
169% 275 MB/s
194GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 451 459 458 463 454 MB/s
Read 475
Write 435
Mixed 338
SusWrite 456
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 68.4
4K Mixed 38.3
128% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 33.9
DQ Write 82.1
DQ Mixed 40.4
36% 52.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,505,215 SSDs tested.

Typical Neutron XT 240GB Builds (Compare 7,825 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $888

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