Average Bench: 193% (95th of 1058)

Based on 15,087 user benchmarks.  Model: XPG SPECTRIX S40G

Outstanding average bench

The XPG SPECTRIX S40G 256GB averaged 92.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 256GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 577MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 1,860MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 256GB is 192%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 256GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 413MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 116MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,087 samples)
Min Avg Max
203 Read 1,860 2,610
282 Write 851 1,254
200 Mixed 859 1,262
99 SusWrite 413 947
219% 996 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.49 4K Read 46.3 62.3
37.9 4K Write 116 172
19.5 4K Mixed 62.4 82.6
212% 75.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
217 DQ Read 645 771
188 DQ Write 587 918
147 DQ Mixed 577 811
443% 603 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
118GB free
Firmware: VB421D56
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1071 839 145 182 187 183 MB/s
Read 2,483
Write 1,134
Mixed 1,149
SusWrite 434
286% 1,300 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 71.6
241% 84 MB/s
DQ Read 722
DQ Write 679
DQ Mixed 803
575% 735 MB/s
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 723 538 126 144 137 147 MB/s
Read 2,314
Write 1,135
Mixed 1,148
SusWrite 303
270% 1,225 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 60.8
201% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 718
DQ Write 771
DQ Mixed 801
587% 763 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 592 331 170 126 136 124 MB/s
Read 2,264
Write 1,171
Mixed 1,128
SusWrite 246
265% 1,202 MB/s
4K Read 53.6
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 66.9
226% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 733
DQ Write 503
DQ Mixed 380
348% 539 MB/s
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 168 131 123 126 116 MB/s
Read 2,048
Write 646
Mixed 1,123
SusWrite 167
218% 996 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 67.4
231% 81.1 MB/s
DQ Read 718
DQ Write 754
DQ Mixed 389
388% 620 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D62
SusWrite @10s intervals: 474 262 128 105 114 108 MB/s
Read 2,270
Write 1,226
Mixed 1,167
SusWrite 198
268% 1,215 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 58.9
183% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 701
DQ Write 713
DQ Mixed 743
549% 719 MB/s
238GB free
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 529 512 530 537 536 511 MB/s
Read 1,370
Write 509
Mixed 537
SusWrite 526
162% 735 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 45.3
158% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 397
DQ Write 407
DQ Mixed 437
319% 414 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,019,999 SSDs tested.

Typical SPECTRIX S40G 256GB Builds (Compare 113,719 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $898

Popular SPECTRIX S40G 256GB compatible motherboards:

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