Average Bench: 62.3% (762nd of 1058)

Based on 3,803 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD 240GB

Above average average bench

The SSD 240GB 240GB averaged 37.6% 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 Random Read Speed 24.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 214MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB 240GB is 64.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the SSD 240GB 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 195MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 140MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,803 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 442 509
37.9 Write 328 438
12.5 Mixed 255 402
30.1 SusWrite 195 398
68% 305 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.8 4K Read 24.8 38.8
5.14 4K Write 58.2 108
0.3 4K Mixed 15 36.2
87.7% 32.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
48.8 DQ Read 140 258
11.7 DQ Write 214 334
0.4 DQ Mixed 51.2 216
74.1% 135 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1225L
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 410 427 415 391 234 MB/s
Read 502
Write 432
Mixed 330
SusWrite 379
92% 411 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 71.7
4K Mixed 39.6
132% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 198
171% 252 MB/s
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U0115A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 422 425 431 429 428 MB/s
Read 489
Write 422
Mixed 404
SusWrite 422
98% 434 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 19.1
119% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 30.3
80% 163 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW200326
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 368 392 368 399 397 MB/s
Read 499
Write 12.4
Mixed 19.4
SusWrite 371
49% 225 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 26.4
4K Mixed 10
77% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 15.7
54% 114 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U0324A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 376 373 382 379 345 MB/s
Read 378
Write 343
Mixed 252
SusWrite 370
76% 336 MB/s
4K Read 13.2
4K Write 44.6
4K Mixed 9.5
56% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 29.1
75% 153 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: S0904A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 106 19 224 55 55 MB/s
Read 509
Write 454
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 125
61% 278 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 16.8
4K Mixed 0.5
46% 13.8 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 20.8
DQ Mixed 44.1
40% 65.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,556,009 SSDs tested.

Typical 240GB 240GB Builds (Compare 7,903 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Intel H61

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $200

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