Average Bench: 67% (608th of 996)

Based on 387 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 99.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 68.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Corsair Neutron 128GB is 35.7%. 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 197MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 223MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 387 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 451 503
159 Write 223 254
183 Mixed 271 331
106 SusWrite 197 249
63.4% 285 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.4 4K Read 19.3 23.9
31.4 4K Write 68.9 104
10.2 4K Mixed 20 27.8
91.3% 36.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.8 DQ Read 208 357
49.5 DQ Write 180 256
10.7 DQ Mixed 99.2 232
100% 162 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: M310
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 251 251 249 252 251 MB/s
Read 489
Write 242
Mixed 261
SusWrite 251
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 27.8
122% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 232
192% 280 MB/s
15GB free
Firmware: M306
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 254 228 237 209 168 MB/s
Read 481
Write 252
Mixed 259
SusWrite 225
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 26.9
113% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 230
190% 275 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: M311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 219 203 219 202 218 MB/s
Read 471
Write 243
Mixed 190
SusWrite 213
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 95.2
4K Mixed 25.6
116% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 171
164% 262 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M306
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 224 214 219 223 213 MB/s
Read 306
Write 246
Mixed 264
SusWrite 213
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 53.2
4K Mixed 22.7
84% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 214
183% 272 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 125 104 96 95 106 MB/s
Read 354
Write 172
Mixed 226
SusWrite 113
48% 216 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 22.8
92% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 191
164% 245 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 209 218 222 191 229 MB/s
Read 345
Write 123
Mixed 254
SusWrite 213
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 22.1
70% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 15.3
DQ Write 49.3
DQ Mixed 220
114% 95 MB/s
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Desktop 90%
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Workstation 102%
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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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