Average Bench: 74.5% (528th of 1017)

Based on 1,111 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2CT240A3, INTEL SS DSC2CT240A3

Good average bench

The Intel 330 Series 240GB averaged 25.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 199MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 330 Series 240GB is 40.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel 330 Series 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 169MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 214MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,111 samples)
Min Avg Max
305 Read 371 432
135 Write 214 251
184 Mixed 242 268
115 SusWrite 169 224
55.4% 249 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 4K Read 28.3 36.5
36.8 4K Write 79.5 122
22.2 4K Mixed 33.6 43.7
128% 47.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
92.3 DQ Read 262 303
70.5 DQ Write 191 231
68.4 DQ Mixed 199 236
156% 217 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
223GB free
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 166 144 187 192 175 MB/s
Read 369
Write 214
Mixed 251
SusWrite 174
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 37.8
147% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 223
178% 251 MB/s
163GB free
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 167 182 183 184 180 MB/s
Read 405
Write 240
Mixed 259
SusWrite 181
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 35.7
138% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 232
178% 244 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 145 140 147 142 126 MB/s
Read 399
Write 178
Mixed 245
SusWrite 143
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 32.6
129% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 224
174% 240 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 107 107 99 105 104 MB/s
Read 288
Write 147
Mixed 221
SusWrite 110
43% 191 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 26
91% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 23.8
DQ Write 50.2
DQ Mixed 27
23% 33.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,623,051 SSDs tested.

Typical 330 Series 240GB Builds (Compare 52,810 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $345

Popular 330 Series 240GB systems:

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