Average Bench: 71.5% (626th of 1058)

Based on 27,363 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 240GB averaged 28.4% 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 152MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB is 57.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 151MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 288MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,363 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 413 495
104 Write 288 457
101 Mixed 299 389
52.6 SusWrite 151 355
64.2% 288 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 28.9 39.2
15.2 4K Write 65.2 93.8
1.4 4K Mixed 29.6 41.8
116% 41.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
63.7 DQ Read 224 317
19.9 DQ Write 244 351
15.1 DQ Mixed 152 220
137% 206 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMKB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 415 416 424 358 23 MB/s
Read 414
Write 414
Mixed 343
SusWrite 341
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 83
4K Mixed 36
136% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 134
132% 203 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 124 44 59 82 58 MB/s
Read 462
Write 287
Mixed 341
SusWrite 96.7
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 40.8
155% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 203
174% 253 MB/s
45GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 239 100 100 100 102 MB/s
Read 367
Write 186
Mixed 290
SusWrite 138
55% 245 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 65.6
4K Mixed 36.9
136% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 172
137% 190 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,717,257 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 57,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $554

Popular SSD 240GB compatible motherboards:

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) April 2021 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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