Average Bench: 61.2% (724th of 1016)

Based on 1,097 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD 240GB

Above average average bench

The SSD 240GB 240GB averaged 38.7% 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 23.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 221MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB 240GB is 69.2%. 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 177MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 152MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,097 samples)
Min Avg Max
353 Read 470 515
182 Write 365 443
9.5 Mixed 246 409
50 SusWrite 177 414
70.1% 314 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.7 4K Read 23.9 34.5
4.09 4K Write 57.9 119
0.3 4K Mixed 15 42.9
86.2% 32.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
54.5 DQ Read 152 306
6.8 DQ Write 221 342
0.4 DQ Mixed 50 208
76% 141 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0423B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 368 402 394 390 383 MB/s
Read 381
Write 274
Mixed 335
SusWrite 385
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 22.3
112% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 37.5
76% 147 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0831B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 59 56 30 31 31 MB/s
Read 498
Write 392
Mixed 40
SusWrite 80.7
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 21.5
4K Mixed 1.7
42% 14.1 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 28.7
DQ Mixed 15.8
25% 50.4 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0423B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 275 6.7 39 21 6.9 MB/s
Read 494
Write 372
Mixed 10.2
SusWrite 108
54% 246 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 5.9
4K Mixed 0.4
34% 8.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,546,694 SSDs tested.

Typical 240GB 240GB Builds (Compare 1,425 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

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