Average Bench: 91.3% (261st of 1016)

Based on 535 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Excellent average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 480GB averaged just 8.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Corsair Neutron XT 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 480GB is 52.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Neutron XT 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 341MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 382MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 535 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 476 524
169 Write 426 507
239 Mixed 382 514
138 SusWrite 341 482
91.2% 406 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.1 4K Read 29.7 37.4
37.5 4K Write 79.9 113
12.3 4K Mixed 27.2 46.3
122% 45.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.4 DQ Read 275 383
57.4 DQ Write 256 352
12.3 DQ Mixed 66.6 194
104% 199 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
390GB free
Firmware: 01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 489 492 490 493 490 491 MB/s
Read 512
Write 498
Mixed 346
SusWrite 491
104% 462 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 47.1
175% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 206
184% 277 MB/s
100GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 491 489 402 92 486 94 MB/s
Read 518
Write 495
Mixed 338
SusWrite 342
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 48.1
181% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 76.3
138% 274 MB/s
319GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 459 469 462 477 480 MB/s
Read 493
Write 443
Mixed 323
SusWrite 460
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 38.4
143% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 75.5
134% 265 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 234 454 148 418 164 MB/s
Read 463
Write 432
Mixed 317
SusWrite 311
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 39.6
138% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 16.7
106% 245 MB/s
8GB free
Firmware: SAFC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 220 118 120 100 77 MB/s
Read 331
Write 128
Mixed 114
SusWrite 139
39% 178 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 52.1
4K Mixed 29.8
108% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 96.5
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 57.7
71% 121 MB/s
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Typical Neutron XT 480GB Builds (Compare 20,981 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,323

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