Average Bench: 71.7% (550th of 1005)

Based on 2,275 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SS DSC2BF240A4L, INTEL SSDSC2BF240A4H, INTEL SSDSC2BF240A4L

Good average bench

The Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series 240GB averaged 28.3% 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 140MB/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 37.3%. 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 200MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 236MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,275 samples)
Min Avg Max
302 Read 359 424
163 Write 236 286
197 Mixed 252 288
141 SusWrite 200 271
58.5% 262 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.4 4K Read 26.1 35.3
27.2 4K Write 64.2 101
16.2 4K Mixed 30.8 42.1
113% 40.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
165 DQ Read 256 285
126 DQ Write 209 257
77.1 DQ Mixed 140 166
130% 202 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
223GB free
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 227 191 220 225 216 MB/s
Read 364
Write 229
Mixed 271
SusWrite 218
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 33.5
147% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 152
138% 213 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LSTi
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 281 286 291 292 290 MB/s
Read 420
Write 289
Mixed 303
SusWrite 288
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 48.4
4K Mixed 30.4
105% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 162
151% 233 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LSTi
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 202 202 194 171 179 MB/s
Read 397
Write 255
Mixed 279
SusWrite 187
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 37
123% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 148
129% 194 MB/s
171GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LH6i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 195 178 213 210 210 MB/s
Read 329
Write 247
Mixed 234
SusWrite 203
57% 253 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 34.9
123% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 144
132% 205 MB/s
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LAEi
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 130 138 184 154 138 MB/s
Read 393
Write 149
Mixed 202
SusWrite 145
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 66.4
4K Mixed 32.4
112% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 158
142% 215 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LSTi
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 173 195 190 204 200 MB/s
Read 311
Write 246
Mixed 240
SusWrite 196
56% 248 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 22.1
78% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 128
130% 211 MB/s
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Typical SSD Pro 1500 Series 240GB Builds (Compare 607 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Lenovo 7829DB2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $486

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