Average Bench: 74.5% (542nd of 1037)

Based on 456 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2BB240G4

Good average bench

The Intel S3500 Series 240GB averaged 25.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 170MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel S3500 Series 240GB is 29.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel S3500 Series 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 252MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 265MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 456 samples)
Min Avg Max
297 Read 360 462
227 Write 268 284
189 Mixed 265 345
182 SusWrite 252 279
64.2% 286 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 26.8 32.5
38.1 4K Write 72.8 103
14.6 4K Mixed 27.3 34.4
114% 42.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.9 DQ Read 232 301
72.2 DQ Write 209 252
14.7 DQ Mixed 170 242
141% 204 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D2010370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 261 267 267 243 241 MB/s
Read 338
Write 276
Mixed 254
SusWrite 257
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 33.4
139% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 239
188% 261 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D2010370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 236 236 232 230 234 MB/s
Read 339
Write 270
Mixed 243
SusWrite 237
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 95.4
4K Mixed 33.1
140% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 240
188% 260 MB/s
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D2010355
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 268 271 270 271 271 MB/s
Read 330
Write 274
Mixed 253
SusWrite 270
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 30.2
132% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 241
190% 264 MB/s
16GB free
Firmware: D2010370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 269 275 275 253 236 MB/s
Read 338
Write 236
Mixed 248
SusWrite 263
61% 271 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 32.6
131% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 240
189% 261 MB/s
139GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D2010370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 244 277 275 275 269 MB/s
Read 327
Write 275
Mixed 236
SusWrite 249
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 26.9
115% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 240
188% 261 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,584,284 SSDs tested.

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AmazonUS $49024 mins
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Typical S3500 Series 240GB Builds (Compare 100 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
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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