Average Bench: 70.3% (611th of 1026)

Based on 20 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31240GNT

Good average bench

The Gigabyte GP-GSTFS31240GNT 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 143MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte GP-GSTFS31240GNT 240GB is 38.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Gigabyte GP-GSTFS31240GNT 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 130MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 277MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20 samples)
Min Avg Max
250 Read 411 499
141 Write 277 402
134 Mixed 304 382
64.6 SusWrite 130 268
62.5% 281 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 28.7 36.8
3 4K Write 71.9 106
8.5 4K Mixed 28.4 40.7
118% 43 MB/s
Min Avg Max
123 DQ Read 218 300
19.4 DQ Write 265 323
24.9 DQ Mixed 143 217
135% 209 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 428 183 184 250 142 MB/s
Read 419
Write 356
Mixed 382
SusWrite 268
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 40.7
150% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 205
176% 257 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 121 116 112 55 86 MB/s
Read 427
Write 254
Mixed 333
SusWrite 112
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 25.3
101% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 163
142% 212 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 381 372 107 196 164 MB/s
Read 320
Write 306
Mixed 202
SusWrite 248
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 17.4
61% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 199
160% 224 MB/s
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 29 29 30 32 32 MB/s
Read 387
Write 199
Mixed 239
SusWrite 73
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 20
4K Mixed 19.5
73% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 19.4
DQ Mixed 32.7
34% 58.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,454,362 SSDs tested.

Typical GP-GSTFS31240GNT 240GB Builds (Compare 4,936 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Killer - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $912

Popular GP-GSTFS31240GNT 240GB compatible motherboards:

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