Average Bench: 70.2% (664th of 1072)

Based on 27,523 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400M8240G

Good average bench

The Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB averaged 29.8% 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 134MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB is 53.6%. 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 124MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 251MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,523 samples)
Min Avg Max
300 Read 421 481
101 Write 251 400
126 Mixed 300 359
56.8 SusWrite 124 226
60.9% 274 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 30.6 40.1
18.5 4K Write 63.8 89.4
1.4 4K Mixed 30.8 42.5
120% 41.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
52.8 DQ Read 218 309
19 DQ Write 203 324
12.8 DQ Mixed 134 215
122% 185 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
222GB free
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 135 109 110 109 109 MB/s
Read 485
Write 287
Mixed 337
SusWrite 168
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 38.1
142% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 203
176% 258 MB/s
157GB free
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 244 176 175 177 175 MB/s
Read 486
Write 417
Mixed 348
SusWrite 226
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 68.1
4K Mixed 38
140% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 161
126% 172 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 237 134 121 94 106 MB/s
Read 445
Write 264
Mixed 348
SusWrite 147
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 39.4
149% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 90.3
108% 185 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 106 103 106 105 105 MB/s
Read 455
Write 251
Mixed 356
SusWrite 144
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 71.8
4K Mixed 36.2
138% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 191
164% 240 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 198 117 112 141 109 MB/s
Read 473
Write 401
Mixed 339
SusWrite 141
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 68.8
4K Mixed 36.2
133% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 40.1
DQ Mixed 22.4
51% 113 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 132 54 22 91 17 MB/s
Read 468
Write 278
Mixed 338
SusWrite 72
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 38.5
144% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 55.4
DQ Mixed 19.3
39% 81.3 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 60 131 95 112 31 MB/s
Read 275
Write 102
Mixed 330
SusWrite 106
46% 203 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 35.2
131% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 205
184% 277 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 40 40 38 40 26 MB/s
Read 471
Write 269
Mixed 358
SusWrite 55.9
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 29.1
111% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 20.8
77% 173 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,133,220 SSDs tested

Typical SA400M8240G 240GB Builds (Compare 3,210 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Casper EXCALIBUR G770

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