Average Bench: 73.5% (564th of 1040)

Based on 23,616 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 240GB averaged 26.4% 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 29.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB is 55.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 149MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 299MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,616 samples)
Min Avg Max
286 Read 421 502
110 Write 299 444
120 Mixed 305 385
59.4 SusWrite 149 386
65.4% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.7 4K Read 29.6 39.4
17.5 4K Write 68.7 94
10 4K Mixed 31.6 42
122% 43.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
67.5 DQ Read 231 325
28.3 DQ Write 243 344
14.7 DQ Mixed 150 216
137% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 190 143 56 85 62 MB/s
Read 460
Write 192
Mixed 335
SusWrite 116
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 38.5
146% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 199
171% 249 MB/s
156GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 423 113 68 67 67 67 MB/s
Read 439
Write 263
Mixed 336
SusWrite 134
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 32.7
140% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 193
173% 260 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 118 125 56 97 62 MB/s
Read 476
Write 147
Mixed 335
SusWrite 128
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 36
142% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 152
120% 165 MB/s
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0200Sc10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 89 76 76 73 77 MB/s
Read 400
Write 121
Mixed 272
SusWrite 108
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 57.8
4K Mixed 22.8
94% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 160
145% 216 MB/s
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0510E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 283 73 78 85 84 MB/s
Read 380
Write 303
Mixed 167
SusWrite 150
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 33.2
4K Mixed 22.9
80% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 95.1
DQ Write 76.4
DQ Mixed 51.9
48% 74.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,352,318 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 50,630 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $556

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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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  • 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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