Average Bench: 74.4% (544th of 1034)

Based on 19,995 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 157MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB is 46.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 141MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 285MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,995 samples)
Min Avg Max
300 Read 416 491
107 Write 285 436
112 Mixed 299 377
55 SusWrite 141 341
63.6% 285 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 30.5 39.5
26.7 4K Write 71.4 97.2
12.9 4K Mixed 32.3 41.4
126% 44.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
119 DQ Read 237 318
25.8 DQ Write 256 347
16.1 DQ Mixed 157 214
143% 217 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMBB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 436 438 444 63 254 70 MB/s
Read 407
Write 420
Mixed 381
SusWrite 284
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 43.3
156% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 208
178% 259 MB/s
162GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMBB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 48 265 128 200 89 MB/s
Read 379
Write 340
Mixed 363
SusWrite 192
72% 319 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 40.3
142% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 156
121% 164 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMJ1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 376 101 36 37 37 MB/s
Read 378
Write 376
Mixed 359
SusWrite 159
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 35.6
127% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 192
172% 258 MB/s
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 153 136 134 135 134 MB/s
Read 449
Write 348
Mixed 320
SusWrite 181
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 48.2
4K Mixed 26.9
99% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 210
180% 262 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.4 5.8 68 26 17 30 MB/s
Read 31.7
Write 286
Mixed 10
SusWrite 24.9
20% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 7.1
4K Mixed 0.2
4% 2.53 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,503,538 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 31,750 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $448

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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 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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