Average Bench: 72.7% (596th of 1058)

Based on 31,953 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 240GB averaged 27.3% 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 29.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB is 59.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 151MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 301MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,953 samples)
Min Avg Max
292 Read 422 498
118 Write 301 452
80.6 Mixed 301 384
53.8 SusWrite 151 384
65.6% 294 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1.06 4K Read 29.6 39.6
13.4 4K Write 66.3 94.9
3.76 4K Mixed 30.5 43.1
119% 42.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
58.7 DQ Read 226 321
27.1 DQ Write 245 343
16.8 DQ Mixed 152 219
138% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMKB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 398 407 415 428 400 22 MB/s
Read 435
Write 368
Mixed 356
SusWrite 345
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 38.5
151% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 135
134% 208 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMBB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 70 438 36 295 127 MB/s
Read 361
Write 426
Mixed 352
SusWrite 217
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 82.9
4K Mixed 38.4
142% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 171
159% 242 MB/s
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 6.1 6.4 69 78 231 MB/s
Read 374
Write 414
Mixed 381
SusWrite 95.2
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 91
4K Mixed 43
157% 56.5 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 209
178% 258 MB/s
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 264 104 105 107 105 MB/s
Read 440
Write 386
Mixed 352
SusWrite 180
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 43.3
4K Mixed 26.6
94% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 215
187% 275 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 44 54 68 29 50 MB/s
Read 454
Write 290
Mixed 72
SusWrite 75.5
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 30.4
4K Mixed 20.4
43% 17 MB/s
DQ Read 41.9
DQ Write 52.8
DQ Mixed 107
64% 67.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,077,277 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 67,180 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 - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $549

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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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