Average Bench: 72.4% (561st of 1016)

Based on 3,127 user benchmarks.  Model: Apacer AS340 240GB

Good average bench

The Apacer AS340 240GB averaged 27.6% 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 101MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apacer AS340 240GB is 58.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Apacer AS340 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 199MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 293MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,127 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 431 501
101 Write 315 443
30.3 Mixed 293 408
45.6 SusWrite 199 431
69.1% 309 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 28.9 39.3
15.8 4K Write 66.7 104
1.4 4K Mixed 25.3 41.1
112% 40.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
89.3 DQ Read 198 294
30 DQ Write 238 334
1.4 DQ Mixed 101 211
109% 179 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 172 190 190 200 190 MB/s
Read 430
Write 312
Mixed 201
SusWrite 188
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 30.6
138% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 163
124% 165 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1001A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 281 81 94 95 96 MB/s
Read 495
Write 435
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 171
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 13.9
107% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 27
86% 181 MB/s
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AP612PE0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 208 90 129 52 90 MB/s
Read 473
Write 298
Mixed 316
SusWrite 133
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 26.6
110% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 14.1
DQ Mixed 60.2
60% 103 MB/s
58GB free
Firmware: APJ13PE0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 468 468 469 474 475 MB/s
Read 277
Write 88.7
Mixed 84
SusWrite 460
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 19.6
4K Mixed 9.7
44% 14.5 MB/s
DQ Read 13.9
DQ Write 15.2
DQ Mixed 14
11% 14.4 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0412A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 238 39 40 48 37 MB/s
Read 454
Write 394
Mixed 374
SusWrite 133
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 13
4K Mixed 1.2
44% 12.6 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 47.2
90% 173 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,545,781 SSDs tested.

Typical AS340 240GB Builds (Compare 30,523 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z370-A PRO (MS-7B48) - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $793

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