Average Bench: 74.5% (544th of 1037)

Based on 10,425 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31240GNTD

Good average bench

The Gigabyte SSD 240GB averaged 25.5% 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 162MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte SSD 240GB is 51.9%. 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 147MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 292MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,425 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 406 479
111 Write 292 440
117 Mixed 314 386
49.8 SusWrite 147 395
64.7% 290 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.4 4K Read 30.4 38.8
22.1 4K Write 71.1 93.7
13.3 4K Mixed 32.8 42.3
126% 44.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
69 DQ Read 227 306
37.4 DQ Write 265 351
18.7 DQ Mixed 162 214
146% 218 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMJ1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 422 351 124 30 32 MB/s
Read 396
Write 418
Mixed 363
SusWrite 229
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 39.9
137% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 193
168% 246 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: SBFMJ1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 38 37 37 39 38 MB/s
Read 413
Write 459
Mixed 393
SusWrite 83.9
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 37.3
133% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 186
168% 249 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,856,009 SSDs tested.

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Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 17,522 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 39%
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Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $370

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