Average Bench: 70.2% (661st of 1069)

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 Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
19GB free
Firmware: 62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 189 175 160 155 132 MB/s
Read 445
Write 299
Mixed 321
SusWrite 200
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 30.3
115% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 202
165% 236 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 132 152 187 83 87 MB/s
Read 326
Write 117
Mixed 378
SusWrite 109
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 35.3
129% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 111
140% 249 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK62B3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 151 168 125 113 118 MB/s
Read 433
Write 114
Mixed 273
SusWrite 142
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 62.1
4K Mixed 37.4
113% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 189
159% 228 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK66.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 92 82 83 83 83 MB/s
Read 417
Write 293
Mixed 294
SusWrite 124
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 26.3
103% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 184
162% 241 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 71 84 69 69 16 MB/s
Read 475
Write 389
Mixed 356
SusWrite 80.4
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 14.9
4K Mixed 1.2
69% 18.4 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 19.6
DQ Mixed 19.8
27% 53.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 60,762,941 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400M8240G 240GB Builds (Compare 1,885 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Casper EXCALIBUR G770

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