Average Bench: 72.1% (614th of 1058)

Based on 21,909 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400M8240G

Good average bench

The Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB averaged 27.9% 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 142MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB is 48.2%. 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 138MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 248MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,909 samples)
Min Avg Max
211 Read 411 485
95.2 Write 248 405
116 Mixed 298 366
58.3 SusWrite 138 226
60.9% 274 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.4 4K Read 31 40
25.8 4K Write 65.1 89.1
3.76 4K Mixed 32.2 42.5
123% 42.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
62 DQ Read 225 309
27.6 DQ Write 213 327
17.1 DQ Mixed 142 219
128% 194 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 239 149 91 97 106 MB/s
Read 452
Write 230
Mixed 340
SusWrite 134
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 38.8
151% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 213
182% 265 MB/s
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 220 114 114 114 137 MB/s
Read 442
Write 124
Mixed 337
SusWrite 160
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 40.2
154% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 14.2
70% 159 MB/s
186GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03150010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 130 131 133 131 116 MB/s
Read 486
Write 368
Mixed 321
SusWrite 132
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 47.2
163% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 50.6
DQ Mixed 61.8
57% 90.4 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 138 97 73 47 91 MB/s
Read 475
Write 371
Mixed 355
SusWrite 104
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 37.4
142% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 31.6
76% 160 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 40 112 40 55 47 MB/s
Read 443
Write 293
Mixed 332
SusWrite 71.1
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 37.8
142% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 36
DQ Mixed 19.2
54% 125 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 68 73 75 74 77 MB/s
Read 452
Write 408
Mixed 341
SusWrite 76
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 72.8
4K Mixed 34.8
135% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 119
111% 173 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 343 194 122 164 129 MB/s
Read 441
Write 368
Mixed 129
SusWrite 168
61% 277 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 6.6
4K Mixed 1.1
5% 2.67 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,464,130 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400M8240G 240GB Builds (Compare 2,327 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk

System: Casper EXCALIBUR G770

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