Average Bench: 91.6% (253rd of 1011)

Based on 93 user benchmarks.  Model: 240GB

Excellent average bench

The 240GB 240GB averaged just 8.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the 240GB 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 144MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 240GB 240GB is 48.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the 240GB 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 151MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 219MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 93 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 467 521
319 Write 408 474
281 Mixed 404 492
111 SusWrite 151 162
80% 358 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.8 4K Read 34.5 44.9
39.8 4K Write 80.4 127
21.2 4K Mixed 42 61.2
149% 52.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.7 DQ Read 219 324
56.1 DQ Write 232 331
20.1 DQ Mixed 144 250
131% 198 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0510E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 152 81 90 85 84 MB/s
Read 508
Write 463
Mixed 412
SusWrite 152
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 42.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 56.9
191% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 250
210% 302 MB/s
219GB free
Firmware: 0E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 183 86 86 82 86 MB/s
Read 468
Write 442
Mixed 394
SusWrite 162
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 50.1
180% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 242
203% 293 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0510E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 267 111 81 81 72 MB/s
Read 447
Write 360
Mixed 349
SusWrite 142
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 52.7
167% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 195
152% 204 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0510E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 161 89 85 86 86 MB/s
Read 479
Write 304
Mixed 393
SusWrite 156
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 48.9
4K Mixed 34.6
113% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 241
202% 292 MB/s
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0510E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 241 80 81 79 80 MB/s
Read 359
Write 331
Mixed 283
SusWrite 150
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 49.2
162% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 43.9
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 61.3
52% 72.8 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: P0510E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 267 85 85 85 82 MB/s
Read 264
Write 334
Mixed 275
SusWrite 154
58% 257 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 52.2
171% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 46.6
DQ Write 99.5
DQ Mixed 61
50% 69 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0510E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 119 116 109 94 75 MB/s
Read 385
Write 343
Mixed 304
SusWrite 103
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 60.6
4K Mixed 43.9
149% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 43.7
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 62.1
52% 72.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,525,647 SSDs tested.

Typical 240GB 240GB Builds (Compare 55 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z87 Extreme4/TB4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $448

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