Average Bench: 75% (559th of 1058)

Based on 37,418 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 240GB averaged 25.0% 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 155MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 240GB is 58.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 159MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 294MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 37,418 samples)
Min Avg Max
301 Read 417 498
105 Write 294 450
108 Mixed 309 406
50.3 SusWrite 159 387
65.8% 295 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.43 4K Read 30.2 40.2
22.2 4K Write 70.2 98.6
10.3 4K Mixed 32.1 45.1
124% 44.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
52.3 DQ Read 235 366
36.2 DQ Write 249 349
16.8 DQ Mixed 155 231
140% 213 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 313 218 84 82 83 82 MB/s
Read 412
Write 350
Mixed 370
SusWrite 144
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 39.4
145% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 205
179% 264 MB/s
98GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 168 82 81 80 80 MB/s
Read 454
Write 270
Mixed 353
SusWrite 147
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 24.3
93% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 196
173% 257 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,171,492 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 240GB Builds (Compare 74,218 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 - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $639

Popular SSD 240GB compatible motherboards:

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) January 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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  • 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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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $470SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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