Average Bench: 72.8% (577th of 1040)

Based on 12,331 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31240GNTD

Good average bench

The Gigabyte SSD 240GB averaged 27.2% 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 30.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte SSD 240GB is 43.1%. 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 128MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 282MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,331 samples)
Min Avg Max
287 Read 410 481
107 Write 282 436
130 Mixed 313 382
51.4 SusWrite 128 260
63.1% 283 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 30.4 39
19.7 4K Write 70.6 94.3
12.6 4K Mixed 31.8 41.6
124% 44.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
124 DQ Read 227 302
27.4 DQ Write 259 346
14.9 DQ Mixed 157 209
142% 214 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 363 197 66 66 66 48 MB/s
Read 462
Write 332
Mixed 339
SusWrite 135
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 32.3
140% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 168
150% 222 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 113 142 109 7.1 105 MB/s
Read 303
Write 115
Mixed 251
SusWrite 113
44% 195 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 39.1
148% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 160
124% 168 MB/s
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 81 85 88 57 47 MB/s
Read 428
Write 254
Mixed 328
SusWrite 98.2
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 28.6
114% 40.6 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 24.9
64% 136 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,049,302 SSDs tested.

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Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 27,231 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $427

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