Average Bench: 251% (39th of 1018)

Based on 557 user benchmarks.  Model: XPG SPECTRIX S40G

Outstanding average bench

The XPG SPECTRIX S40G 1TB averaged 151.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 888MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,172MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 1TB is 231%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 119MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 47MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 557 samples)
Min Avg Max
512 Read 2,172 2,861
424 Write 1,143 1,505
345 Mixed 1,072 1,379
297 SusWrite 986 1,461
298% 1,343 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.1 4K Read 47 58.6
42.2 4K Write 119 164
21.8 4K Mixed 64.4 81.4
216% 76.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
311 DQ Read 996 1,243
216 DQ Write 662 876
231 DQ Mixed 888 1,315
647% 849 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
725GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1125 1033 706 1445 1437 569 MB/s
Read 2,727
Write 1,444
Mixed 1,092
SusWrite 1,052
349% 1,579 MB/s
4K Read 51.5
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 73.8
247% 88.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1116
DQ Write 817
DQ Mixed 1,068
770% 1,000 MB/s
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1099 663 684 387 374 301 MB/s
Read 2,839
Write 1,496
Mixed 1,364
SusWrite 585
347% 1,571 MB/s
4K Read 57.4
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 79.8
273% 98.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,214
DQ Write 849
DQ Mixed 1,207
854% 1,090 MB/s
904GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1191 1296 1340 1357 1354 1361 MB/s
Read 2,180
Write 1,356
Mixed 1,231
SusWrite 1,316
339% 1,521 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 56.6
182% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 381
DQ Mixed 421
312% 411 MB/s
327GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 478 365 213 256 254 MB/s
Read 2,536
Write 1,133
Mixed 1173
SusWrite 307
283% 1,288 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 75.7
256% 90.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,216
DQ Write 653
DQ Mixed 1,176
810% 1015 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,697,000 SSDs tested.

Typical SPECTRIX S40G 1TB Builds (Compare 13,853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $185

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $962

Popular SPECTRIX S40G 1TB compatible motherboards:

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