Average Bench: 72.9% (613th of 1071)

Based on 20,238 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31240GNTD

Good average bench

The Gigabyte SSD 240GB averaged 27.1% 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 156MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte SSD 240GB is 49.1%. 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 145MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 273MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,238 samples)
Min Avg Max
254 Read 402 481
104 Write 273 435
84.8 Mixed 301 381
58.4 SusWrite 145 363
62.5% 280 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 4K Read 30.6 39.9
17 4K Write 66.7 92.7
9.12 4K Mixed 31.7 42
122% 43 MB/s
Min Avg Max
53.9 DQ Read 233 308
19.6 DQ Write 250 352
12 DQ Mixed 156 220
141% 213 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMJ1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 432 444 249 33 37 MB/s
Read 428
Write 451
Mixed 396
SusWrite 257
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 71.8
4K Mixed 36
132% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 196
176% 262 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 90 105 109 107 107 MB/s
Read 475
Write 381
Mixed 341
SusWrite 147
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 38.4
148% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 207
179% 262 MB/s
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMBB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 5.6 5.7 6.9 184 120 MB/s
Read 387
Write 412
Mixed 353
SusWrite 106
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 40.5
150% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 200
170% 245 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFME1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 107 20 56 94 44 MB/s
Read 300
Write 159
Mixed 191
SusWrite 57.5
39% 177 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 29.1
106% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 115
112% 180 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMJ1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 51 52 36 53 112 MB/s
Read 336
Write 321
Mixed 328
SusWrite 62.7
59% 262 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 45.9
4K Mixed 25.8
73% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 192
163% 235 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 63,159,758 SSDs tested.

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Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 2,691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI A320M-A PRO (MS-7C51)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $373

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