Average Bench: 91.8% (243rd of 1003)

Based on 76 user benchmarks.  Model: 240GB

Excellent average bench

The 240GB 240GB averaged just 8.2% 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 129MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 240GB 240GB is 52.9%. 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 209MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 76 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 471 521
274 Write 410 474
284 Mixed 413 492
111 SusWrite 151 161
80.9% 361 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 4K Read 33.9 44.9
39.5 4K Write 78.8 128
20.8 4K Mixed 40.3 61.9
145% 51 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.5 DQ Read 209 324
55.7 DQ Write 223 331
19.7 DQ Mixed 129 250
121% 187 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P051
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 187 84 86 85 85 MB/s
Read 501
Write 450
Mixed 415
SusWrite 161
85% 382 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 64.7
220% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 249
207% 296 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P051
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 191 85 79 92 81 MB/s
Read 497
Write 452
Mixed 405
SusWrite 160
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 64.9
220% 80.1 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 246
205% 294 MB/s
212GB free
Firmware: 0E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 168 84 84 85 85 MB/s
Read 487
Write 460
Mixed 424
SusWrite 162
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 60.5
205% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 250
206% 296 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P051
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 240 97 80 78 78 MB/s
Read 413
Write 398
Mixed 367
SusWrite 146
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 45.8
157% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 248
206% 295 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0303A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 87 84 82 107 82 MB/s
Read 377
Write 347
Mixed 306
SusWrite 111
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 37.3
123% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 41.6
DQ Write 83.5
DQ Mixed 54.5
44% 59.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,812,835 SSDs tested.

Typical 240GB 240GB Builds (Compare 48 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z87 Extreme4/TB4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $438

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