Average Bench: 73.8% (505th of 1003)

Based on 2,058 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31240GNTD

Good average bench

The Gigabyte SSD 240GB averaged 26.1% 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 166MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte SSD 240GB is 44.8%. 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 136MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 261MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,058 samples)
Min Avg Max
278 Read 415 485
105 Write 261 415
128 Mixed 306 368
79 SusWrite 136 178
62.3% 280 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.9 4K Read 31 39.6
27.2 4K Write 70.2 91.3
14.9 4K Mixed 31.7 41.4
125% 44.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
56.3 DQ Read 228 308
39.5 DQ Write 261 333
23.2 DQ Mixed 166 219
147% 219 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 194 99 102 102 104 MB/s
Read 457
Write 235
Mixed 329
SusWrite 165
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 38.5
147% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 206
176% 257 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 104 105 106 107 105 MB/s
Read 449
Write 287
Mixed 333
SusWrite 146
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 38.1
142% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 200
173% 253 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 106 101 100 102 101 MB/s
Read 406
Write 247
Mixed 310
SusWrite 139
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 37.8
140% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 200
172% 253 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFME1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 171 165 165 164 166 MB/s
Read 328
Write 352
Mixed 330
SusWrite 176
67% 296 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 33.4
119% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 193
170% 253 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 167 99 99 102 116 MB/s
Read 292
Write 108
Mixed 334
SusWrite 155
50% 222 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 70.1
4K Mixed 31.6
129% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 218
171% 238 MB/s
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 145 91 110 80 40 MB/s
Read 442
Write 141
Mixed 346
SusWrite 115
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 35.3
132% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 24.2
49% 92.5 MB/s
104GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 214 66 64 64 65 MB/s
Read 399
Write 371
Mixed 303
SusWrite 142
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 29.2
4K Mixed 17.6
67% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 59.4
DQ Write 55.1
DQ Mixed 53.7
41% 56.1 MB/s
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Gaming 21%
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Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation 35%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-A320M-S2H-CF - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 132% - Outstanding Total price: $208

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