Average Bench: 76.2% (539th of 1058)

Based on 582 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2BB240G4

Good average bench

The Intel S3500 Series 240GB averaged 23.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel S3500 Series 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 219MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel S3500 Series 240GB is 26%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel S3500 Series 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 241MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 253MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 582 samples)
Min Avg Max
294 Read 327 359
232 Write 268 284
187 Mixed 241 258
178 SusWrite 253 279
61.1% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 4K Read 27.5 32.8
39.7 4K Write 75.3 104
23.3 4K Mixed 30.1 34.8
120% 44.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
85.1 DQ Read 270 302
117 DQ Write 227 254
64.9 DQ Mixed 219 242
172% 238 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
175GB free
Firmware: D2010370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 280 280 277 279 280 MB/s
Read 343
Write 282
Mixed 252
SusWrite 279
65% 289 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 34
138% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 240
188% 259 MB/s
175GB free
Firmware: D2010370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 277 276 258 253 269 MB/s
Read 351
Write 277
Mixed 257
SusWrite 268
65% 288 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 33.2
131% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 242
188% 260 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D2010355
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 239 218 198 184 171 MB/s
Read 335
Write 276
Mixed 256
SusWrite 212
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 97.4
4K Mixed 34.1
143% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 239
189% 262 MB/s
175GB free
Firmware: D2010370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 277 277 258 253 269 MB/s
Read 325
Write 279
Mixed 246
SusWrite 268
63% 279 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 32.6
132% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 240
187% 259 MB/s
175GB free
Firmware: D2010370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 276 279 277 277 278 MB/s
Read 329
Write 278
Mixed 249
SusWrite 278
64% 283 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 75.5
4K Mixed 31.2
125% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 241
187% 258 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,296,028 SSDs tested.

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Typical S3500 Series 240GB Builds (Compare 186 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: HP ProBook 4330s

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 3% - Terrible Total price: $490

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