Average Bench: 57.9% (773rd of 1026)

Based on 1,905 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD 240GB

Average average bench

The SSD 240GB 240GB averaged 42.0% 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 Random Read Speed 23.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 457MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB 240GB is 66.2%. 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 157MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,905 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 457 510
61.1 Write 345 443
8.35 Mixed 245 397
35.7 SusWrite 157 408
67% 301 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.2 4K Read 23.8 34.9
3.2 4K Write 52.3 112
0.2 4K Mixed 14.2 38.2
82% 30.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
52.9 DQ Read 147 309
7 DQ Write 198 337
0.4 DQ Mixed 46.3 200
70.3% 131 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0920A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 382 409 419 422 417 MB/s
Read 461
Write 413
Mixed 372
SusWrite 368
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 23.9
95% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 47.2
94% 185 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0920A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 384 410 424 423 423 MB/s
Read 438
Write 408
Mixed 372
SusWrite 371
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 23.5
95% 33.1 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 45.5
92% 181 MB/s
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW200326
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 276 282 301 319 384 MB/s
Read 458
Write 393
Mixed 360
SusWrite 303
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 11.9
84% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 17.7
70% 152 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1120A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 12 74 11 15 17 MB/s
Read 509
Write 364
Mixed 346
SusWrite 61.2
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 27
143% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 77.1
DQ Write 13.6
DQ Mixed 0.3
12% 30.3 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0328A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 4.4 63 8.1 6.6 35 MB/s
Read 429
Write 345
Mixed 312
SusWrite 37.6
62% 281 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 86.6
4K Mixed 0.3
84% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 74.8
DQ Write 4.2
DQ Mixed 0.3
10% 26.4 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1120A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 107 19 79 14 17 MB/s
Read 504
Write 369
Mixed 345
SusWrite 64.7
71% 321 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 13.6
4K Mixed 0.3
60% 16.2 MB/s
DQ Read 81
DQ Write 14.7
DQ Mixed 0.3
12% 32 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,419,242 SSDs tested.

Typical 240GB 240GB Builds (Compare 3,252 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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