Average Bench: 60.6% (779th of 1058)

Based on 4,704 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD 240GB

Above average average bench

The SSD 240GB 240GB averaged 39.4% 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 212MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB 240GB is 62.8%. 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 182MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 138MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,704 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 436 508
13.3 Write 310 429
10.1 Mixed 246 399
33.6 SusWrite 182 397
65.4% 294 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.5 4K Read 24.8 39
4.1 4K Write 57.1 105
0.3 4K Mixed 14.4 35.3
86.2% 32.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
59.3 DQ Read 138 243
14.8 DQ Write 212 336
0.4 DQ Mixed 42.9 213
69.6% 131 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0424A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 425 426 430 425 424 MB/s
Read 479
Write 413
Mixed 350
SusWrite 425
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 19.3
101% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 90.1
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 22.8
70% 144 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1211A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 405 413 404 411 276 MB/s
Read 477
Write 418
Mixed 319
SusWrite 388
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 53.7
4K Mixed 18.8
79% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 29.4
77% 155 MB/s
149GB free
Firmware: T0220A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 17 28 17 42 17 MB/s
Read 450
Write 303
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 69
46% 211 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 0.2
72% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 74.6
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 9.3
61% 132 MB/s
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW210521
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.7 25 34 11 20 13 MB/s
Read 304
Write 150
Mixed 272
SusWrite 18.4
41% 186 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 35.1
4K Mixed 10.4
71% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 95.5
DQ Mixed 2.8
29% 68.1 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: S1120A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 17 57 17 34 17 MB/s
Read 495
Write 390
Mixed 19.9
SusWrite 53.4
52% 240 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 15.3
4K Mixed 0.4
48% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 85.1
DQ Write 17.2
DQ Mixed 0.4
13% 34.2 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW200828
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 39 4 5.6 55 356 MB/s
Read 413
Write 6
Mixed 10.7
SusWrite 80.9
27% 128 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 6.5
4K Mixed 6.8
36% 9.73 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,498,523 SSDs tested.

Typical 240GB 240GB Builds (Compare 9,527 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Intel H61

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $200

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