Average Bench: 67.1% (619th of 1003)

Based on 411 user benchmarks.  Model: Corsair Neutron SSD

Above average average bench

The Corsair Neutron 128GB averaged 32.9% 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 107MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 69.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron 128GB is 36%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Corsair Neutron 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 198MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 223MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 411 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 448 502
159 Write 223 254
174 Mixed 268 331
107 SusWrite 198 249
63.1% 284 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.8 4K Read 19.2 23.9
31.3 4K Write 69.2 104
10.3 4K Mixed 20.2 27.9
91.7% 36.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 DQ Read 213 358
49.7 DQ Write 182 257
10.7 DQ Mixed 107 233
105% 167 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M306
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 193 189 180 178 173 MB/s
Read 478
Write 256
Mixed 234
SusWrite 189
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 30.1
126% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 172
165% 262 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: M311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 245 241 243 244 235 MB/s
Read 480
Write 238
Mixed 279
SusWrite 242
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 26.6
111% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 232
184% 256 MB/s
118GB free
Firmware: M311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 207 214 216 213 217 MB/s
Read 350
Write 244
Mixed 241
SusWrite 206
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 65
4K Mixed 25
97% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 196
148% 196 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M306
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 234 247 249 249 246 MB/s
Read 362
Write 252
Mixed 209
SusWrite 243
60% 266 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 23.6
87% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 23.7
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 26.9
32% 52.7 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,998,975 SSDs tested.

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Typical Neutron 128GB Builds (Compare 1,471 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 121%
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Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 101%
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Motherboard: Asus TUF X299 MARK 1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,373

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