Average Bench: 91.1% (305th of 1058)

Based on 158 user benchmarks.  Model: 240GB

Excellent average bench

The 240GB 240GB averaged just 8.9% 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 173MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 44.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 240GB 240GB is 49.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the 240GB 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 150MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 381MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 158 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 463 517
236 Write 389 470
242 Mixed 381 489
115 SusWrite 150 162
77.3% 346 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.4 4K Read 35.3 44.4
38.4 4K Write 82.5 125
20.9 4K Mixed 44.7 62
155% 54.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.2 DQ Read 243 332
63 DQ Write 245 331
20.2 DQ Mixed 173 266
150% 221 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: P0510E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 254 83 84 85 85 MB/s
Read 456
Write 390
Mixed 364
SusWrite 152
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 58.2
188% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 248
208% 299 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: 0E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 304 81 85 82 84 MB/s
Read 429
Write 274
Mixed 372
SusWrite 153
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 55.2
180% 63.9 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 238
193% 275 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: 0E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 263 79 77 74 79 MB/s
Read 432
Write 280
Mixed 372
SusWrite 148
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 53.9
174% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 237
194% 278 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: 0E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 240 84 83 82 84 MB/s
Read 430
Write 373
Mixed 363
SusWrite 156
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 49
166% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 233
191% 273 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: 0E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 296 90 81 80 81 MB/s
Read 416
Write 237
Mixed 371
SusWrite 152
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 51.3
164% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 42.7
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 59.7
53% 76.9 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0510E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 255 80 80 81 77 MB/s
Read 459
Write 348
Mixed 329
SusWrite 147
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 31.8
103% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 248
201% 284 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,016,428 SSDs tested.

Typical 240GB 240GB Builds (Compare 1,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z170 S - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $910

Popular 240GB 240GB compatible motherboards:

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