Average Bench: 71.2% (589th of 1021)

Based on 3,287 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SS DSC2BF240A4L, INTEL SSDSC2BF240A4H, INTEL SSDSC2BF240A4L

Good average bench

The Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 240GB averaged 28.8% 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 143MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 240GB is 35.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 197MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 238MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,287 samples)
Min Avg Max
298 Read 360 418
181 Write 238 280
213 Mixed 255 285
145 SusWrite 197 232
58.7% 263 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 26.1 35.7
29 4K Write 61.5 101
17.2 4K Mixed 30.8 42.3
111% 39.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
170 DQ Read 260 285
130 DQ Write 212 250
109 DQ Mixed 143 162
132% 205 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LSTi
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 190 189 208 196 194 MB/s
Read 334
Write 158
Mixed 266
SusWrite 191
53% 237 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 70.7
4K Mixed 34.6
128% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 144
139% 220 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 182 174 143 151 157 MB/s
Read 368
Write 228
Mixed 246
SusWrite 161
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 29.6
124% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 134
121% 186 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 168 196 212 203 201 MB/s
Read 344
Write 284
Mixed 274
SusWrite 186
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 52.9
4K Mixed 29.1
107% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 150
140% 219 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 185 163 206 203 216 MB/s
Read 296
Write 230
Mixed 232
SusWrite 191
53% 237 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 23
95% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 138
117% 173 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,445,873 SSDs tested.

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Typical SSD Pro 1500 Series 240GB Builds (Compare 949 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

System: Lenovo 7829DB2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $438

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