Average Bench: 73.3% (553rd of 1026)

Based on 7,886 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31240GNTD

Good average bench

The Gigabyte SSD 240GB averaged 26.6% 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 154MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte SSD 240GB is 51.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Gigabyte SSD 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 149MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 279MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,886 samples)
Min Avg Max
290 Read 412 483
105 Write 279 446
119 Mixed 310 387
64.9 SusWrite 149 305
64.2% 287 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.98 4K Read 29.6 38.5
20 4K Write 68.3 94.5
13.7 4K Mixed 31.6 41.6
121% 43.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
85.9 DQ Read 230 307
37.9 DQ Write 254 351
11.3 DQ Mixed 154 211
140% 213 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMBB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 442 444 447 445 438 MB/s
Read 392
Write 379
Mixed 372
SusWrite 443
90% 396 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 42.1
153% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 204
176% 257 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM91.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 264 262 254 251 238 MB/s
Read 402
Write 428
Mixed 333
SusWrite 268
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 33.7
139% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 190
181% 282 MB/s
224GB free
Firmware: SBFME1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 165 172 178 176 177 MB/s
Read 403
Write 343
Mixed 346
SusWrite 202
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 39.7
148% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 207
184% 275 MB/s
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 126 105 106 102 105 MB/s
Read 473
Write 390
Mixed 347
SusWrite 144
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 81.5
4K Mixed 39.4
149% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 209
182% 267 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 174 65 65 65 18 MB/s
Read 464
Write 308
Mixed 333
SusWrite 124
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 89.4
4K Mixed 31.7
139% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 166
152% 228 MB/s
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 81 82 82 82 82 MB/s
Read 471
Write 389
Mixed 342
SusWrite 128
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 55.2
4K Mixed 34.4
129% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 108
122% 205 MB/s
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Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 30,011 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $353

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