Average Bench: 72.6% (580th of 1040)

Based on 3,285 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SS DSC2BF240A4L, INTEL SSDSC2BF240A4H, INTEL SSDSC2BF240A4L

Good average bench

The Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 240GB averaged 27.3% 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 144MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 240GB is 34.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 197MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 240MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,285 samples)
Min Avg Max
294 Read 360 420
189 Write 240 279
217 Mixed 256 286
139 SusWrite 197 250
58.8% 263 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.4 4K Read 26.7 35.4
34.3 4K Write 65.2 103
17.7 4K Mixed 31.6 41.9
116% 41.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
200 DQ Read 263 285
166 DQ Write 216 248
114 DQ Mixed 144 162
134% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 141 211 213 212 208 MB/s
Read 359
Write 220
Mixed 268
SusWrite 199
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 42.5
165% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 148
140% 220 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 183 178 237 222 232 MB/s
Read 368
Write 244
Mixed 278
SusWrite 208
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 37.5
132% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 150
136% 207 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LSTi
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 177 195 211 229 221 MB/s
Read 372
Write 207
Mixed 266
SusWrite 207
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 33.8
123% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 98.5
117% 205 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 182 145 189 190 152 MB/s
Read 340
Write 252
Mixed 258
SusWrite 178
58% 257 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 36.2
131% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 152
144% 225 MB/s
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LS2i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 183 226 217 220 236 MB/s
Read 402
Write 242
Mixed 261
SusWrite 216
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 32.9
118% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 154
139% 211 MB/s
132GB free
Firmware: LS2i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 176 180 211 213 204 MB/s
Read 336
Write 243
Mixed 244
SusWrite 200
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 23.8
71% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 160
147% 225 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 193 153 194 188 165 MB/s
Read 314
Write 236
Mixed 204
SusWrite 178
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 14.7
4K Write 28.2
4K Mixed 16.1
58% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 145
116% 162 MB/s
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Typical SSD Pro 1500 Series 240GB Builds (Compare 1,650 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

System: HP EliteBook 840 G1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 8% - Terrible Total price: $118

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