Average Bench: 67.2% (688th of 1058)

Based on 633 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SA400M8240G

Above average average bench

The Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB averaged 32.7% 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 126MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SA400M8240G 240GB is 56.1%. 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 116MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 261MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 633 samples)
Min Avg Max
300 Read 422 483
99.5 Write 261 410
121 Mixed 292 356
59.6 SusWrite 116 192
60.7% 273 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 29.5 39.1
17.6 4K Write 61.2 88.6
1.5 4K Mixed 30.4 42.1
116% 40.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
40.3 DQ Read 183 242
26.9 DQ Write 174 284
17.4 DQ Mixed 126 197
109% 161 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 154 94 71 79 75 MB/s
Read 468
Write 308
Mixed 336
SusWrite 113
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 35.5
134% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 35.1
DQ Mixed 30.3
48% 97.2 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 133 40 73 52 28 MB/s
Read 482
Write 184
Mixed 326
SusWrite 67.2
58% 265 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 34.6
135% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 86.8
DQ Mixed 21
51% 110 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 346 167 164 153 155 157 MB/s
Read 298
Write 224
Mixed 265
SusWrite 190
55% 244 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 31.2
104% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 182
152% 219 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,159,555 SSDs tested.

Typical SA400M8240G 240GB Builds (Compare 3,865 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

System: Csl-computer A0000001

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $815

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