Average Bench: 74.1% (546th of 1026)

Based on 4,817 user benchmarks.  Model: Apacer AS340 240GB

Good average bench

The Apacer AS340 240GB averaged 25.9% 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 121MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.4MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apacer AS340 240GB is 63.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Apacer AS340 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 196MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 302MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,817 samples)
Min Avg Max
315 Read 431 498
96.3 Write 330 458
32.5 Mixed 302 434
52.2 SusWrite 196 421
70.4% 315 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.4 4K Read 29.4 41.4
16.9 4K Write 68.6 108
2.51 4K Mixed 27.4 46.2
116% 41.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
84.7 DQ Read 207 319
30.5 DQ Write 239 341
2.47 DQ Mixed 121 328
120% 189 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 272 264 167 88 158 MB/s
Read 481
Write 436
Mixed 417
SusWrite 201
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 49.9
179% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 326
239% 311 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 431 426 433 435 430 MB/s
Read 455
Write 419
Mixed 354
SusWrite 429
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 23.1
125% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 34.5
71% 141 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 438 432 433 436 431 MB/s
Read 450
Write 419
Mixed 355
SusWrite 435
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 86.9
4K Mixed 22.3
121% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 37.2
72% 141 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1001A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 349 284 109 92 107 MB/s
Read 462
Write 401
Mixed 387
SusWrite 218
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 29.2
142% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 47.2
94% 184 MB/s
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 95 208 334 368 425 MB/s
Read 373
Write 124
Mixed 186
SusWrite 273
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 42.8
4K Mixed 31.2
98% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 164
135% 200 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0614D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 213 220 222 90 219 MB/s
Read 442
Write 207
Mixed 240
SusWrite 197
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 25.3
99% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 145
119% 168 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0412A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 26 32 43 21 38 MB/s
Read 444
Write 341
Mixed 5.7
SusWrite 58.2
46% 212 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 14.7
4K Mixed 1.1
11% 5.67 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 21.1
DQ Mixed 46.8
46% 77.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical AS340 240GB Builds (Compare 1,982 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus TUF B365M-PLUS GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $580

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