Average Bench: 74.5% (516th of 1011)

Based on 11,647 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 240GB averaged 25.5% 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 159MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB is 58.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 161MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 287MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,647 samples)
Min Avg Max
292 Read 411 486
108 Write 287 433
98.1 Mixed 299 384
61.7 SusWrite 161 414
64.7% 290 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.72 4K Read 29.6 38.8
19.5 4K Write 70.7 97.4
9.06 4K Mixed 31.7 41.9
123% 44 MB/s
Min Avg Max
55.3 DQ Read 237 321
39.7 DQ Write 251 344
19.3 DQ Mixed 159 215
143% 216 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
161GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 106 132 110 109 108 MB/s
Read 471
Write 276
Mixed 342
SusWrite 153
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 36.8
149% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 202
173% 252 MB/s
164GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 181 106 105 105 108 MB/s
Read 430
Write 188
Mixed 330
SusWrite 155
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 38.5
151% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 200
172% 251 MB/s
222GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 161 67 66 68 67 MB/s
Read 505
Write 408
Mixed 356
SusWrite 136
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 34.3
145% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 170
156% 234 MB/s
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 172 64 57 78 104 MB/s
Read 473
Write 347
Mixed 329
SusWrite 140
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 30.2
113% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 201
176% 260 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 142 115 70 44 79 MB/s
Read 457
Write 404
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 105
56% 256 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 65.3
4K Mixed 34.4
85% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 212
180% 261 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 131 110 2.5 0.4 1.7 MB/s
Read 455
Write 363
Mixed 335
SusWrite 62.8
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 45.5
4K Mixed 7.4
76% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 21.9
DQ Mixed 25.7
45% 96 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,849,350 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 15,267 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $402

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