Average Bench: 74.2% (531st of 1021)

Based on 18,416 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 240GB averaged 25.8% 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 162MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB is 57.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 155MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 307MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,416 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 423 501
110 Write 309 456
107 Mixed 307 390
59.6 SusWrite 155 388
66.6% 298 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.5 4K Read 29.5 38.7
14.9 4K Write 67.6 94.5
11.7 4K Mixed 32.1 42.4
122% 43 MB/s
Min Avg Max
60.6 DQ Read 234 329
24.1 DQ Write 255 349
21.5 DQ Mixed 162 222
145% 217 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
131GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 238 99 99 96 97 MB/s
Read 462
Write 360
Mixed 337
SusWrite 163
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 67.3
4K Mixed 37
136% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 148
115% 156 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 135 119 44 39 54 MB/s
Read 430
Write 339
Mixed 315
SusWrite 108
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 90
4K Mixed 29.4
138% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 172
156% 235 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 79 80 82 78 81 MB/s
Read 368
Write 218
Mixed 260
SusWrite 121
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 28.8
110% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 183
160% 235 MB/s
120GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 214 131 81 81 81 MB/s
Read 350
Write 252
Mixed 279
SusWrite 126
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 48.3
4K Mixed 23.7
90% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 162
134% 191 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,404,202 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 40,682 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $463

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