Average Bench: 64% (743rd of 1058)

Based on 1,472 user benchmarks.  Model: APS-SL3N-240

Above average average bench

The APS-SL3N-240 240GB averaged 36.0% 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 106MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.5MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the APS-SL3N-240 240GB is 62.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the APS-SL3N-240 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 130MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 257MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,472 samples)
Min Avg Max
312 Read 430 497
28.5 Write 300 434
10.3 Mixed 257 395
20.2 SusWrite 130 380
62.1% 279 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.82 4K Read 28.5 42.8
5.51 4K Write 56.1 106
0.31 4K Mixed 24 44.9
104% 36.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
72.6 DQ Read 168 286
10.3 DQ Write 209 329
0.7 DQ Mixed 106 203
103% 161 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
187GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN4763
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 359 369 358 379 377 MB/s
Read 392
Write 354
Mixed 337
SusWrite 361
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 82.9
4K Mixed 37.5
140% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 142
125% 182 MB/s
189GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN4763
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 399 291 27 10 7 MB/s
Read 430
Write 396
Mixed 370
SusWrite 185
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 37.2
136% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 136
114% 161 MB/s
198GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 75 76 75 74 77 MB/s
Read 440
Write 170
Mixed 311
SusWrite 108
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 30
128% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 195
163% 235 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0424A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 319 72 9.4 110 27 MB/s
Read 476
Write 13.9
Mixed 22.4
SusWrite 108
33% 155 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 19
126% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 95
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 21.7
56% 114 MB/s
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 299 140 101 152 123 MB/s
Read 448
Write 332
Mixed 295
SusWrite 179
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 18.9
100% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 28.6
74% 149 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 78 53 78 79 75 MB/s
Read 428
Write 76
Mixed 109
SusWrite 73.3
37% 172 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 43.8
4K Mixed 25.9
108% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 74.5
DQ Mixed 93.1
84% 132 MB/s
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN4763
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 27 14 5.2 11 68 MB/s
Read 458
Write 318
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 23.9
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 25.6
4K Mixed 20.9
92% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 24.2
DQ Mixed 42.8
38% 58.5 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMBB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 207 65 31 20 26 MB/s
Read 355
Write 320
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 84.4
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 16.6
4K Mixed 11.4
57% 16.7 MB/s
DQ Read 39.3
DQ Write 13.4
DQ Mixed 16.9
15% 23.2 MB/s
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Typical APS-SL3N-240 240GB Builds (Compare 1,817 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-R

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $337

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