Average Bench: 73.1% (588th of 1058)

Based on 25,969 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 240GB averaged 26.8% 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 144MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB is 52.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 154MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 295MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,969 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 413 499
112 Write 295 439
114 Mixed 304 381
58.9 SusWrite 154 374
65% 292 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.4 4K Read 29.5 39.3
18.9 4K Write 68.4 96.2
10.9 4K Mixed 31.2 41.7
121% 43 MB/s
Min Avg Max
56.4 DQ Read 226 322
42.4 DQ Write 239 344
13.2 DQ Mixed 144 211
133% 203 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
222GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 471 130 111 111 110 111 MB/s
Read 488
Write 469
Mixed 382
SusWrite 174
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 43.7
166% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 357
DQ Mixed 223
199% 297 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: SBFME1.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 189 179 180 180 180 MB/s
Read 377
Write 318
Mixed 336
SusWrite 209
70% 310 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 40.8
155% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 203
181% 270 MB/s
153GB free
Firmware: SBFMK1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 190 11 85 32 12 MB/s
Read 429
Write 402
Mixed 348
SusWrite 121
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 38.5
156% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 130
131% 203 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 153 101 96 90 107 MB/s
Read 454
Write 219
Mixed 318
SusWrite 142
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 52.5
4K Mixed 30.6
117% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 67.5
DQ Mixed 103
91% 143 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 107 87 62 64 44 MB/s
Read 467
Write 374
Mixed 350
SusWrite 84.5
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 20.8
96% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 20.7
DQ Mixed 18.6
38% 82.6 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 55 49 47 46 66 MB/s
Read 352
Write 384
Mixed 318
SusWrite 61.3
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 17.6
76% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 106
113% 186 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,171,647 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 61,654 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $551

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