Average Bench: 74.9% (562nd of 1058)

Based on 3,679 user benchmarks.  Model: Apacer AS340 480GB

Good average bench

The Apacer AS340 480GB averaged 25.0% 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 Random Read Speed 29.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 90.1MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apacer AS340 480GB is 74.6%. 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 232MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 293MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,679 samples)
Min Avg Max
292 Read 440 510
53.2 Write 341 458
14.9 Mixed 293 415
52.9 SusWrite 232 432
73% 327 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.4 4K Read 29.4 40.3
7.1 4K Write 64.5 111
0.5 4K Mixed 26.3 54.3
112% 40.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
89.5 DQ Read 214 360
14.1 DQ Write 232 334
0.77 DQ Mixed 90.1 225
105% 179 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
109GB free
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 372 442 442 445 443 MB/s
Read 506
Write 465
Mixed 420
SusWrite 392
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 60.1
196% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 146
170% 294 MB/s
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 318 319 318 293 346 MB/s
Read 484
Write 440
Mixed 431
SusWrite 309
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 45.2
153% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 144
170% 294 MB/s
415GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.0.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 372 360 352 301 429 MB/s
Read 420
Write 462
Mixed 402
SusWrite 367
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 43.6
168% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 219
168% 221 MB/s
253GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1230A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 361 370 377 384 385 MB/s
Read 451
Write 382
Mixed 370
SusWrite 371
88% 394 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 28.2
137% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 45
91% 180 MB/s
410GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.0.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 361 350 352 354 353 MB/s
Read 313
Write 348
Mixed 324
SusWrite 352
76% 334 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 74.3
4K Mixed 33.6
128% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 202
155% 206 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: AP613PE0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 151 186 141 79 63 MB/s
Read 434
Write 274
Mixed 325
SusWrite 137
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 34.9
139% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 10.5
60% 139 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,507,643 SSDs tested.

Typical AS340 480GB Builds (Compare 2,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 122%
UFO

Motherboard: Asrock Z390 Phantom Gaming 4S-IB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $1,040

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