Average Bench: 73.4% (587th of 1058)

Based on 40,955 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 240GB averaged 26.6% 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 150MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.7MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB is 64.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the SSD 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 161MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 298MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 40,955 samples)
Min Avg Max
233 Read 412 497
108 Write 298 458
87.4 Mixed 303 394
55.1 SusWrite 161 413
65.5% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
1 4K Read 29.7 40
15.5 4K Write 68 99.5
5.95 4K Mixed 30.8 44.5
121% 42.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
57.9 DQ Read 228 336
22.8 DQ Write 245 352
17.2 DQ Mixed 150 225
137% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
108GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 138 87 87 88 87 MB/s
Read 462
Write 168
Mixed 376
SusWrite 148
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 42.3
166% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 200
176% 260 MB/s
107GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 154 109 107 111 111 MB/s
Read 463
Write 290
Mixed 339
SusWrite 171
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 42.1
157% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 211
180% 262 MB/s
91GB free
Firmware: SHFM00.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 342 320 331 356 169 MB/s
Read 413
Write 414
Mixed 422
SusWrite 306
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 31.1
4K Mixed 31.8
109% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 38.3
DQ Mixed 106
103% 173 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 157 79 108 91 145 MB/s
Read 329
Write 105
Mixed 121
SusWrite 140
38% 174 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 52.5
4K Mixed 29.2
102% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 93.9
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 204
134% 156 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 57,592,030 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 85,064 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $497

Popular SSD 240GB compatible motherboards:

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) August 2022 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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Group Test Results

  • 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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