Average Bench: 69.1% (663rd of 1058)

Based on 16,320 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400M8240G

Above average average bench

The Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB averaged 30.9% 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 135MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB is 54.2%. 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 129MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 245MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,320 samples)
Min Avg Max
250 Read 411 484
103 Write 245 394
111 Mixed 293 362
58.8 SusWrite 129 225
59.9% 269 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 29.3 39.5
19.5 4K Write 61.6 88.5
2.2 4K Mixed 30.8 42
116% 40.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46.6 DQ Read 214 319
24.1 DQ Write 197 326
16.2 DQ Mixed 135 218
121% 182 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
76GB free
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 244 171 263 173 227 MB/s
Read 288
Write 103
Mixed 358
SusWrite 249
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 37.5
145% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 219
192% 284 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 186 154 89 141 58 MB/s
Read 434
Write 189
Mixed 357
SusWrite 133
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 78.2
4K Mixed 35.5
142% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 210
185% 276 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 70 102 104 52 88 MB/s
Read 422
Write 350
Mixed 333
SusWrite 101
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 37.9
145% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 210
185% 275 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03150010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 109 61 56 76 58 MB/s
Read 468
Write 354
Mixed 312
SusWrite 113
69% 312 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 69.4
4K Mixed 42.6
147% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 121
99% 142 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 132 41 41 53 83 MB/s
Read 299
Write 115
Mixed 259
SusWrite 71.6
41% 186 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 73.5
4K Mixed 36.9
138% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 20.1
DQ Mixed 20
42% 92.4 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 92 38 58 58 35 MB/s
Read 340
Write 108
Mixed 271
SusWrite 69.1
44% 197 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 21
86% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 20.9
58% 127 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03090004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 282 60 138 69 71 MB/s
Read 295
Write 255
Mixed 235
SusWrite 135
52% 230 MB/s
4K Read 9.8
4K Write 31.4
4K Mixed 16.8
53% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 117
96% 135 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,074,098 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400M8240G 240GB Builds (Compare 1,422 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Casper EXCALIBUR G770

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