Average Bench: 94.1% (229th of 1011)

Based on 201 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD 240GB

Excellent average bench

The SSD 240GB 240GB averaged just 5.8% 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 Write Speed 95MB/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 251MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 236MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 201 samples)
Min Avg Max
357 Read 448 471
356 Write 399 416
303 Mixed 388 441
148 SusWrite 251 320
83.4% 371 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.6 4K Read 33 39.8
49.9 4K Write 95 125
20.9 4K Mixed 37.8 56.9
149% 55.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.8 DQ Read 236 352
77.9 DQ Write 267 352
19.7 DQ Mixed 63.4 104
99.8% 189 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
182GB free
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 320 299 300 299 299 MB/s
Read 460
Write 391
Mixed 361
SusWrite 320
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 55.5
190% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 102
142% 261 MB/s
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 196 85 99 86 96 MB/s
Read 467
Write 415
Mixed 368
SusWrite 155
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 56.7
197% 71.8 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 103
144% 264 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 177 99 99 94 90 MB/s
Read 464
Write 412
Mixed 365
SusWrite 159
78% 350 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 48.2
162% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 101
141% 258 MB/s
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 164 89 95 99 99 MB/s
Read 472
Write 304
Mixed 366
SusWrite 157
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 46.5
156% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 101
137% 251 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,663,864 SSDs tested.

Typical 240GB 240GB Builds (Compare 10,922 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-P - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $805

Popular 240GB 240GB compatible motherboards:

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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
Intel Core i5-9600K $225Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $278Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $195Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $203
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $606SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $64Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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