Average Bench: 72% (617th of 1058)

Based on 9,950 user benchmarks.  Model: Apacer AS340 240GB

Good average bench

The Apacer AS340 240GB averaged 28.0% 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 119MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apacer AS340 240GB is 57.3%. 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 176MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 296MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,950 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 427 500
98.3 Write 310 445
39.2 Mixed 296 415
55.9 SusWrite 176 415
67.5% 302 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.6 4K Read 29.1 39.4
14.9 4K Write 67.1 101
2 4K Mixed 27 43.7
114% 41.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
78.6 DQ Read 209 307
39.6 DQ Write 232 333
12 DQ Mixed 119 253
117% 186 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 320 385 360 252 237 MB/s
Read 418
Write 399
Mixed 385
SusWrite 323
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 34.4
134% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 320
236% 309 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.11
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 391 400 428 434 432 MB/s
Read 457
Write 410
Mixed 332
SusWrite 408
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 70.8
4K Mixed 22.6
113% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 34.9
74% 148 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1001A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 251 49 55 45 55 MB/s
Read 495
Write 400
Mixed 387
SusWrite 137
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 31
150% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 48.6
99% 197 MB/s
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 419 429 402 425 421 MB/s
Read 465
Write 418
Mixed 360
SusWrite 416
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 20.6
108% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 33.5
72% 146 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1111A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 81 109 306 304 231 MB/s
Read 503
Write 302
Mixed 300
SusWrite 221
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 29.1
111% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 173
140% 195 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: AP612PE0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 96 79 41 67 48 MB/s
Read 481
Write 304
Mixed 328
SusWrite 120
68% 308 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 27.3
116% 40.5 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 168
152% 227 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,255,695 SSDs tested.

Typical AS340 240GB Builds (Compare 5,149 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus TUF B365M-PLUS GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $532

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