Average Bench: 73.1% (591st of 1058)

Based on 14,629 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31240GNTD

Good average bench

The Gigabyte SSD 240GB averaged 26.9% 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 157MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte SSD 240GB is 44.7%. 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 131MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 278MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,629 samples)
Min Avg Max
288 Read 414 485
106 Write 278 438
114 Mixed 308 380
60.3 SusWrite 131 218
63% 283 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.8 4K Read 30.6 39.2
18.2 4K Write 68.8 91.1
9.4 4K Mixed 32 41.6
124% 43.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
74.4 DQ Read 231 307
30.8 DQ Write 257 344
15.4 DQ Mixed 157 217
142% 215 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
222GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 131 111 112 131 107 MB/s
Read 453
Write 404
Mixed 363
SusWrite 161
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 40.4
160% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 219
193% 287 MB/s
212GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 146 107 107 106 107 MB/s
Read 462
Write 373
Mixed 341
SusWrite 167
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 40.6
155% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 207
179% 264 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 431 179 99 98 97 99 MB/s
Read 487
Write 417
Mixed 365
SusWrite 167
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 85.2
4K Mixed 35.4
146% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 204
184% 279 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 146 141 84 96 50 MB/s
Read 470
Write 247
Mixed 335
SusWrite 115
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 40.1
151% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 189
158% 228 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 94 39 39 38 36 MB/s
Read 449
Write 312
Mixed 355
SusWrite 60
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 34.9
130% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 98
DQ Mixed 10
54% 129 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMJ1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 31 33 33 29 30 MB/s
Read 334
Write 384
Mixed 326
SusWrite 50.4
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 35.2
127% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 183
164% 244 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,718,125 SSDs tested.

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Gaming
Gaming 31%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 29%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $64

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $523

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