Average Bench: 52.3% (814th of 1012)

Based on 100 user benchmarks.  Model: TO Exter nal USB 3.0

Average average bench

The TO Exter nal USB 3.0 240GB averaged 47.7% 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 Random Read Speed 18MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 56.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the TO Exter nal USB 3.0 240GB is 33.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the TO Exter nal USB 3.0 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 182MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 115MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 100 samples)
Min Avg Max
300 Read 359 425
145 Write 300 421
156 Mixed 274 421
83.3 SusWrite 182 366
62.4% 279 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.5 4K Read 18 25.6
18.1 4K Write 31.4 38.8
3.95 4K Mixed 16.1 28.1
64.5% 21.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.8 DQ Read 115 182
26.5 DQ Write 108 168
3.65 DQ Mixed 56.2 143
57.3% 93 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
222GB free
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 48 53 49 49 49 MB/s
Read 306
Write 286
Mixed 256
SusWrite 76.6
52% 231 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 19.8
79% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 97.1
78% 110 MB/s
204GB free
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 134 151 144 149 148 MB/s
Read 337
Write 262
Mixed 240
SusWrite 178
57% 254 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 20.3
4K Mixed 13.4
46% 15.2 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 80.4
DQ Mixed 39.4
44% 76.5 MB/s
35GB free
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 76 87 72 69 54 MB/s
Read 368
Write 200
Mixed 199
SusWrite 76
47% 211 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 24.1
4K Mixed 18.1
60% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 56.9
DQ Write 54.7
DQ Mixed 54.1
41% 55.2 MB/s
181GB free
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 84 121 146 147 142 MB/s
Read 325
Write 200
Mixed 238
SusWrite 152
51% 229 MB/s
4K Read 11.8
4K Write 19.9
4K Mixed 13.5
46% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 73.2
DQ Mixed 39
43% 73.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,944,221 SSDs tested.

Typical Exter nal USB 3.0 240GB Builds (Compare 7,423 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450-A PRO (MS-7B86)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $328

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