Average Bench: 97.1% (238th of 1040)

Based on 261 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD 240GB

Excellent average bench

The SSD 240GB 240GB averaged just 2.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SSD 240GB 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 47.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 33.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB 240GB is 43.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 240GB 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 247MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 349MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 261 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 446 472
299 Write 390 417
262 Mixed 349 374
145 SusWrite 247 318
80.3% 358 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.8 4K Read 33.7 39.8
51.9 4K Write 95.6 124
33.1 4K Mixed 47.5 57
163% 58.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
37.9 DQ Read 310 352
95.2 DQ Write 308 357
51 DQ Mixed 101 108
133% 239 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 305 221 143 140 147 MB/s
Read 454
Write 403
Mixed 361
SusWrite 225
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 54.6
185% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 103
144% 264 MB/s
131GB free
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 413 301 289 292 291 290 MB/s
Read 462
Write 412
Mixed 362
SusWrite 313
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 48.2
164% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 102
146% 268 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 222 166 91 87 94 MB/s
Read 364
Write 390
Mixed 302
SusWrite 164
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 46.5
156% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 106
144% 262 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 196 86 86 74 76 MB/s
Read 434
Write 287
Mixed 253
SusWrite 132
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 26.3
101% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 186
146% 203 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,926,495 SSDs tested.

Typical 240GB 240GB Builds (Compare 3,101 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z370 Pro4 - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $786

Popular 240GB 240GB compatible motherboards:

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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