Average Bench: 76.6% (529th of 1058)

Based on 16,371 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2BW240A4, INTEL SSDSC2BW24, INTEL SS DSC2BW240A4

Good average bench

The Intel 530 Series 240GB averaged 23.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel 530 Series 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 140MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 530 Series 240GB is 34.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel 530 Series 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 190MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 238MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,371 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 370 432
153 Write 238 281
213 Mixed 259 285
124 SusWrite 190 233
59% 264 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 4K Read 29.8 36.4
34.4 4K Write 74.8 108
21.9 4K Mixed 34.9 43.7
130% 46.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
192 DQ Read 258 284
136 DQ Write 211 250
109 DQ Mixed 140 160
131% 203 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
191GB free
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 299 303 302 301 275 MB/s
Read 444
Write 295
Mixed 306
SusWrite 296
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 40.3
148% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 170
155% 236 MB/s
210GB free
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 191 199 215 215 214 MB/s
Read 403
Write 247
Mixed 285
SusWrite 206
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 44.2
170% 62.9 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 155
146% 227 MB/s
192GB free
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 207 184 154 209 212 MB/s
Read 381
Write 244
Mixed 264
SusWrite 197
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 44.3
168% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 161
148% 227 MB/s
86GB free
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 201 147 216 201 189 MB/s
Read 429
Write 258
Mixed 284
SusWrite 195
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 42.6
162% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 157
147% 229 MB/s
31GB free
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 256 229 201 183 231 MB/s
Read 380
Write 245
Mixed 286
SusWrite 228
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 39.3
147% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 138
119% 176 MB/s
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 174 198 223 220 235 MB/s
Read 362
Write 239
Mixed 262
SusWrite 212
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 34.7
147% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 138
132% 207 MB/s
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 214 210 216 205 215 MB/s
Read 380
Write 235
Mixed 260
SusWrite 211
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 73.5
4K Mixed 27.8
102% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 162
148% 226 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 145 173 161 124 130 MB/s
Read 322
Write 235
Mixed 206
SusWrite 157
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 28
87% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 150
138% 213 MB/s
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Typical 530 Series 240GB Builds (Compare 50,300 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $446

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