Average Bench: 75.8% (503rd of 1016)

Based on 13,981 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 240GB averaged 24.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SSD 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 162MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.3MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB is 54.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 168MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 295MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,981 samples)
Min Avg Max
268 Read 411 500
108 Write 295 439
150 Mixed 304 385
68.5 SusWrite 168 411
65.8% 295 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.4 4K Read 30.3 39
21 4K Write 71 99.9
11.2 4K Mixed 32 42.5
125% 44.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
97.8 DQ Read 243 322
35.1 DQ Write 259 342
20.4 DQ Mixed 162 220
146% 221 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: SBFM91.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 261 261 256 259 260 MB/s
Read 407
Write 381
Mixed 320
SusWrite 277
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 36.3
153% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 195
185% 288 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 100 91 92 91 92 MB/s
Read 485
Write 386
Mixed 339
SusWrite 147
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 37.1
151% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 200
178% 265 MB/s
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 195 69 69 67 70 MB/s
Read 470
Write 328
Mixed 330
SusWrite 148
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 89.8
4K Mixed 37.5
154% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 196
170% 250 MB/s
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 98 68 89 91 91 MB/s
Read 482
Write 425
Mixed 356
SusWrite 130
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 30.3
126% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 177
174% 276 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 190 61 117 97 69 MB/s
Read 441
Write 332
Mixed 332
SusWrite 140
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 28.9
105% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 200
174% 257 MB/s
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 228 114 120 133 86 MB/s
Read 299
Write 84.8
Mixed 191
SusWrite 142
40% 179 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 30
121% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 149
141% 217 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 84 76 75 71 35 MB/s
Read 356
Write 288
Mixed 282
SusWrite 77.2
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 66.7
4K Mixed 31.7
125% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 156
131% 190 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 179 41 99 43 66 MB/s
Read 30.2
Write 296
Mixed 12.2
SusWrite 104
26% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 15.2
4K Mixed 20.5
35% 12.1 MB/s
DQ Read 75.4
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 158
111% 137 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,918 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 18,613 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $417

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