Average Bench: 74.4% (514th of 1011)

Based on 10,440 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 240GB averaged 25.6% 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 154MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB is 53.6%. 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 282MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,440 samples)
Min Avg Max
287 Read 418 492
106 Write 282 445
129 Mixed 301 380
60.2 SusWrite 154 358
64.4% 289 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 30.8 39.3
16.1 4K Write 69.5 100
8.38 4K Mixed 31.3 42.2
124% 43.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
80.5 DQ Read 232 317
16.9 DQ Write 248 345
12.9 DQ Mixed 154 217
139% 211 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
214GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 128 112 112 110 131 MB/s
Read 476
Write 344
Mixed 345
SusWrite 162
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 37.9
140% 48.2 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 204
177% 260 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.f
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.9 205 172 149 211 250 MB/s
Read 457
Write 279
Mixed 204
SusWrite 165
61% 277 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 53.3
4K Mixed 27.2
95% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 25.6
76% 171 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 59 143 83 40 22 MB/s
Read 475
Write 352
Mixed 343
SusWrite 98
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 0.5
89% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 12.6
DQ Mixed 123
94% 135 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 86 50 68 36 28 MB/s
Read 426
Write 315
Mixed 170
SusWrite 76.7
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 32.7
4K Mixed 15.5
38% 16.3 MB/s
DQ Read 37.1
DQ Write 44.2
DQ Mixed 149
82% 76.7 MB/s
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM11.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 112 29 124 29 107 MB/s
Read 392
Write 162
Mixed 268
SusWrite 86.8
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 1.6
48% 11.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,525,148 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 17,176 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $71

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $428

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