Average Bench: 75.3% (483rd of 1003)

Based on 777 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400M8240G

Good average bench

The Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB averaged 24.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 171MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB is 40.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 130MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 264MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 777 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 430 485
103 Write 264 419
150 Mixed 311 364
87.5 SusWrite 130 162
63.1% 284 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 4K Read 31.8 39.2
35.7 4K Write 70.5 89.6
14.5 4K Mixed 33.1 40.9
128% 45.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
134 DQ Read 245 320
57.2 DQ Write 252 327
31.7 DQ Mixed 171 216
150% 223 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 119 98 53 49 82 MB/s
Read 466
Write 311
Mixed 338
SusWrite 119
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 40.9
157% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 205
177% 260 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 105 106 105 105 104 MB/s
Read 434
Write 408
Mixed 338
SusWrite 136
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 39.2
155% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 210
183% 273 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 157 106 99 103 104 MB/s
Read 466
Write 196
Mixed 326
SusWrite 147
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 38.4
150% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 202
175% 258 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 41 104 42 104 71 MB/s
Read 450
Write 183
Mixed 333
SusWrite 116
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 39.7
153% 54.7 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 203
176% 258 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,790,840 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400M8240G 240GB Builds (Compare 352 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

System: Csl-computer A0000001

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 117% - Outstanding Total price: $767

Popular SA400M8240G 240GB systems:

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