Average Bench: 70.6% (642nd of 1058)

Based on 4,709 user benchmarks.  Model: Apacer AS340 480GB

Good average bench

The Apacer AS340 480GB averaged 29.4% 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 91.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.8MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apacer AS340 480GB is 71.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Apacer AS340 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 208MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 279MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,709 samples)
Min Avg Max
290 Read 432 509
60.7 Write 331 457
14.5 Mixed 279 409
45.5 SusWrite 208 424
69.8% 312 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 27.8 39.7
6.34 4K Write 59.6 110
0.4 4K Mixed 25 51
106% 37.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
76.9 DQ Read 209 359
14 DQ Write 220 335
0.8 DQ Mixed 91.5 220
103% 173 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
382GB free
Firmware: SN4763
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 415 403 402 401 396 MB/s
Read 400
Write 391
Mixed 350
SusWrite 406
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 64.3
4K Mixed 37.5
134% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 202
156% 210 MB/s
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AP6B3PE0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 227 70 68 71 66 MB/s
Read 457
Write 333
Mixed 328
SusWrite 130
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 35.9
157% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 191
172% 257 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1230A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 155 38 8.8 8.6 125 MB/s
Read 495
Write 402
Mixed 363
SusWrite 113
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 69.3
4K Mixed 28.6
120% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 49.9
87% 165 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: T190103
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 89 49 11 13 MB/s
Read 464
Write 97.9
Mixed 137
SusWrite 56.8
41% 189 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 33
111% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 77.6
DQ Mixed 106
89% 133 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: APJ13PE0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 454 435 431 431 432 MB/s
Read 379
Write 414
Mixed 10
SusWrite 429
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
46% 10.7 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1230A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 53 29 28 28 32 MB/s
Read 456
Write 80.2
Mixed 16.4
SusWrite 33.1
31% 146 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 42.4
4K Mixed 27.1
63% 24.5 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 50.2
DQ Mixed 0.7
27% 67.9 MB/s
368GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 329 217 58 58 58 MB/s
Read 406
Write 365
Mixed 20.6
SusWrite 142
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 9.5
4K Mixed 0.9
34% 9.57 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 15.7
DQ Mixed 0.6
20% 53.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,496,469 SSDs tested.

Typical AS340 480GB Builds (Compare 3,004 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO

Motherboard: Asrock Z390 Phantom Gaming 4S-IB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,071

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