Average Bench: 87% (249th of 964)

Based on 358 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron XT SSD

Very good average bench

The Corsair Neutron XT 480GB averaged just 13.0% 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 29.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 75.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron XT 480GB is 45.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Neutron XT 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 30.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 17MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 358 samples)
Min Avg Max
375 Read 494 526
247 Write 450 509
270 Mixed 454 517
139 SusWrite 332 472
97.3% 433 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 29.1 37.2
31.4 4K Write 75.7 112
11.3 4K Mixed 17 39.9
106% 40.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.8 DQ Read 209 370
53.5 DQ Write 229 347
11.5 DQ Mixed 30.9 77.1
75.2% 156 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
401GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 438 360 427 450 423 419 MB/s
Read 483
Write 426
Mixed 322
SusWrite 420
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 42.3
150% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 77
125% 242 MB/s
258GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 266 9.9 468 101 220 MB/s
Read 505
Write 485
Mixed 336
SusWrite 204
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 46.5
174% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 61.6
124% 252 MB/s
207GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 62 252 327 0.4 398 MB/s
Read 467
Write 418
Mixed 320
SusWrite 244
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 36.7
137% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 77.2
124% 238 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,664,924 SSDs tested.

 Prices

NeweggUS $20717 months
AmazonUS $21023 months
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Typical Neutron XT 480GB Builds (Compare 11,438 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 104%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,255

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