Average Bench: 74.3% (572nd of 1058)

Based on 1,640 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2CT240A3, INTEL SS DSC2CT240A3

Good average bench

The Intel 330 Series 240GB averaged 25.7% 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 200MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 330 Series 240GB is 38.5%. 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 166MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 215MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,640 samples)
Min Avg Max
299 Read 369 428
141 Write 215 252
190 Mixed 241 268
112 SusWrite 166 211
55.2% 248 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.9 4K Read 28.4 35.7
17.9 4K Write 78.8 116
17.8 4K Mixed 33.6 42.9
128% 47 MB/s
Min Avg Max
149 DQ Read 266 302
77.6 DQ Write 192 232
74 DQ Mixed 200 236
157% 219 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
151GB free
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 186 184 187 177 185 MB/s
Read 414
Write 247
Mixed 268
SusWrite 182
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 39.7
157% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 239
186% 256 MB/s
105GB free
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 165 186 180 177 180 MB/s
Read 430
Write 232
Mixed 258
SusWrite 177
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 57.9
4K Mixed 30.8
112% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 219
176% 249 MB/s
219GB free
Firmware: 300i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 171 171 166 165 166 MB/s
Read 324
Write 237
Mixed 237
SusWrite 167
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 28.2
98% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 176
139% 194 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,318,710 SSDs tested.

Typical 330 Series 240GB Builds (Compare 38,549 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: 72% - Very good Total price: $297

Popular 330 Series 240GB systems:

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