Average Bench: 73.2% (508th of 1000)

Based on 7,025 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 240GB averaged 26.7% 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 163MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB is 49.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 139MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 281MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,025 samples)
Min Avg Max
288 Read 423 489
109 Write 281 436
125 Mixed 298 364
68.6 SusWrite 139 229
63.5% 285 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5.05 4K Read 29.6 39
18.9 4K Write 69.5 96.9
11.9 4K Mixed 30.9 41
121% 43.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
77.2 DQ Read 237 320
33.3 DQ Write 256 341
20 DQ Mixed 163 219
146% 219 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
82GB free
Firmware: SBFM11.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 136 165 137 137 137 MB/s
Read 460
Write 175
Mixed 330
SusWrite 167
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 41
153% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 208
178% 259 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: SBFM11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 92 94 94 93 94 MB/s
Read 461
Write 311
Mixed 332
SusWrite 128
69% 308 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 86.4
4K Mixed 37.5
150% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 212
181% 263 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 370 103 104 101 148 99 MB/s
Read 220
Write 111
Mixed 344
SusWrite 154
47% 207 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 40.4
155% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 223
188% 273 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM11.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 70 168 65 72 86 MB/s
Read 426
Write 242
Mixed 312
SusWrite 91.1
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 31.8
120% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 190
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 175
142% 200 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 111 38 19 38 MB/s
Read 384
Write 126
Mixed 262
SusWrite 112
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 26.6
96% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 199
171% 249 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 1.2 1.4 69 1.1 1.2 MB/s
Read 442
Write 258
Mixed 153
SusWrite 18.6
48% 218 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 31.8
67% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 26.1
DQ Mixed 23.1
44% 94.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,382,721 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 12,831 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asrock AB350 Pro4 - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $485

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