Average Bench: 94.1% (228th of 1011)

Based on 209 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD 240GB

Excellent average bench

The SSD 240GB 240GB averaged just 5.9% 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 Write Speed 94.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 33MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB 240GB is 41.2%. 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 253MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 237MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 209 samples)
Min Avg Max
357 Read 447 470
356 Write 398 416
303 Mixed 386 441
148 SusWrite 253 320
83.3% 371 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.6 4K Read 33 39.8
50.1 4K Write 94.6 125
21 4K Mixed 38 56.9
149% 55.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.3 DQ Read 237 352
80 DQ Write 267 351
20 DQ Mixed 64.5 104
100% 189 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
181GB free
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 314 295 293 291 292 MB/s
Read 446
Write 399
Mixed 365
SusWrite 313
86% 381 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 51.8
180% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 103
143% 263 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 297 225 90 94 98 MB/s
Read 454
Write 408
Mixed 347
SusWrite 199
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 56.9
197% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 104
144% 265 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 291 287 290 292 279 MB/s
Read 441
Write 403
Mixed 360
SusWrite 307
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 49.5
171% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 104
145% 266 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 284 287 268 284 287 MB/s
Read 434
Write 393
Mixed 334
SusWrite 296
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 45.8
150% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 110
143% 258 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 322 291 293 293 293 MB/s
Read 365
Write 355
Mixed 303
SusWrite 307
75% 333 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 40.5
134% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 37.8
DQ Write 92.4
DQ Mixed 50.8
43% 60.3 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 314 287 287 292 293 MB/s
Read 366
Write 367
Mixed 317
SusWrite 295
76% 336 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 39
128% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 37.5
DQ Write 88.7
DQ Mixed 50.4
42% 58.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,104,635 SSDs tested.

Typical 240GB 240GB Builds (Compare 11,677 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-P - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $824

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