Average Bench: 74% (530th of 1016)

Based on 5,676 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31240GNTD

Good average bench

The Gigabyte SSD 240GB averaged 25.9% 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 159MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte SSD 240GB is 49.6%. 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 145MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 281MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,676 samples)
Min Avg Max
292 Read 416 485
107 Write 281 428
105 Mixed 303 375
70.3 SusWrite 145 285
63.9% 286 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.75 4K Read 30 39.3
24.2 4K Write 70.4 95
15.7 4K Mixed 32 41.6
124% 44.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
44.1 DQ Read 224 307
54.9 DQ Write 263 344
22 DQ Mixed 159 213
143% 215 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 1.2 1 2.7 5.9 30 MB/s
Read 489
Write 348
Mixed 342
SusWrite 20.7
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 36.4
150% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 204
177% 260 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 287 64 64 65 64 MB/s
Read 424
Write 360
Mixed 276
SusWrite 149
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 72.2
4K Mixed 27.5
109% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 161
146% 220 MB/s
83GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 195 112 79 41 39 MB/s
Read 490
Write 319
Mixed 82
SusWrite 132
56% 256 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 31.4
76% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 5.3
47% 112 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,625,834 SSDs tested.

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Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 21,948 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $61

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $334

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