Average Bench: 70.4% (638th of 1053)

Based on 15,057 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400M8240G

Good average bench

The Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB averaged 29.6% 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 141MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB is 51.1%. 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 128MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 255MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,057 samples)
Min Avg Max
269 Read 416 485
103 Write 255 390
103 Mixed 296 366
56.2 SusWrite 128 220
60.9% 274 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.98 4K Read 29.7 39.5
19.7 4K Write 63.9 89.4
2.3 4K Mixed 31.9 42.2
120% 41.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
63.6 DQ Read 218 318
25.5 DQ Write 201 326
19 DQ Mixed 141 216
125% 187 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 173 175 171 173 344 MB/s
Read 339
Write 138
Mixed 242
SusWrite 239
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 42.7
157% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 195
163% 234 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 134 127 64 54 68 MB/s
Read 442
Write 121
Mixed 369
SusWrite 97.3
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 37.3
141% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 27
88% 193 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03090004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 77 65 4.4 4.6 4.5 MB/s
Read 462
Write 364
Mixed 306
SusWrite 78.2
67% 303 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 42.4
141% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 118
96% 135 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 65 39 58 39 33 MB/s
Read 464
Write 341
Mixed 313
SusWrite 60.7
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 21.2
4K Mixed 1.5
14% 7.8 MB/s
DQ Read 66.5
DQ Write 28.1
DQ Mixed 29
26% 41.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,780,730 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400M8240G 240GB Builds (Compare 1,018 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Casper EXCALIBUR G770

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