Average Bench: 79.2% (454th of 1026)

Based on 1,966 user benchmarks.  Model: TCSUNBOW X3 240GB

Good average bench

The Tcsunbow X3 240GB averaged 20.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Tcsunbow X3 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 32.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 29.8MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Tcsunbow X3 240GB is 75.7%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Tcsunbow X3 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 207MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 290MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,966 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 470 514
35.8 Write 365 461
22.1 Mixed 290 437
41.3 SusWrite 207 419
74.3% 333 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.7 4K Read 32.2 45.4
10.7 4K Write 70.1 119
0.9 4K Mixed 29.8 61.5
124% 44 MB/s
Min Avg Max
78.5 DQ Read 226 386
22.2 DQ Write 241 355
1.24 DQ Mixed 62.4 136
94.1% 176 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1207A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 322 130 133 91 94 MB/s
Read 465
Write 400
Mixed 397
SusWrite 194
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 28.1
135% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 1.1
75% 176 MB/s
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1211A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 102 128 102 142 103 MB/s
Read 496
Write 406
Mixed 399
SusWrite 120
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 33.5
154% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 54.7
DQ Mixed 46
59% 112 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0712B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 222 40 43 40 43 MB/s
Read 504
Write 395
Mixed 410
SusWrite 129
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 29
154% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 18.2
46% 98.1 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0311A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 202 82 85 82 90 MB/s
Read 510
Write 400
Mixed 152
SusWrite 160
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 23.2
4K Mixed 30.1
103% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 25.1
50% 103 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1211A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 320 94 44 56 32 MB/s
Read 360
Write 302
Mixed 4.7
SusWrite 134
44% 200 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 10.7
4K Mixed 15.9
54% 15 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 13.5
DQ Mixed 50.4
55% 98.5 MB/s
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R011A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 0 345 242 64 64 MB/s
Read 378
Write 332
Mixed 133
SusWrite 119
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 26.4
4K Mixed 10.4
64% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25.4
DQ Write 86.2
DQ Mixed 15.8
24% 42.5 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0831B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 99 17 9 37 18 MB/s
Read 422
Write 397
Mixed 5.7
SusWrite 50.1
48% 219 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.2
31% 7.3 MB/s
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Typical X3 240GB Builds (Compare 51,361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $443

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