Average Bench: 248% (42nd of 1037)

Based on 2,523 user benchmarks.  Model: XPG SPECTRIX S40G

Outstanding average bench

The XPG SPECTRIX S40G 1TB averaged 148.1% 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 948MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,122MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 1TB is 253%. 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 47.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,523 samples)
Min Avg Max
453 Read 2,122 2,863
374 Write 1,143 1,515
311 Mixed 1,096 1,425
257 SusWrite 940 1,476
294% 1,325 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.3 4K Read 47.1 59.8
35.4 4K Write 119 163
18.3 4K Mixed 64.9 84
218% 77.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
287 DQ Read 1,040 1,315
187 DQ Write 675 874
259 DQ Mixed 948 1,389
682% 888 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
389GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1395 1492 1056 1189 336 413 MB/s
Read 2,833
Write 1,515
Mixed 1,102
SusWrite 980
355% 1,607 MB/s
4K Read 57.3
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 80.2
270% 96.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,218
DQ Write 864
DQ Mixed 1,235
870% 1,105 MB/s
954GB free
Firmware: VB411D45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1175 1263 1155 1222 1262 1272 MB/s
Read 2,564
Write 1,264
Mixed 1,312
SusWrite 1,225
353% 1,591 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 144
4K Mixed 75.1
255% 91 MB/s
DQ Read 1,254
DQ Write 777
DQ Mixed 1,392
936% 1,141 MB/s
769GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1291 1367 1368 1405 1406 1404 MB/s
Read 2,428
Write 1,396
Mixed 1,330
SusWrite 1,374
364% 1,632 MB/s
4K Read 54.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 72.1
233% 79.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,055
DQ Write 789
DQ Mixed 868
664% 904 MB/s
479GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 672 1485 308 693 687 335 MB/s
Read 2,826
Write 1,435
Mixed 1,358
SusWrite 697
349% 1,579 MB/s
4K Read 58.3
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 75.9
267% 96 MB/s
DQ Read 1,285
DQ Write 854
DQ Mixed 1,210
865% 1,116 MB/s
538GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D39
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1061 682 1114 955 1036 790 MB/s
Read 2,432
Write 1,054
Mixed 840
SusWrite 940
290% 1,316 MB/s
4K Read 52.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 67.6
227% 78.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,186
DQ Write 584
DQ Mixed 1,133
775% 968 MB/s
639GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB001D18
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1107 1026 549 441 298 296 MB/s
Read 2,009
Write 945
Mixed 1,160
SusWrite 620
262% 1,183 MB/s
4K Read 51.8
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 70.8
238% 84.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,109
DQ Write 776
DQ Mixed 1119
788% 1,002 MB/s
701GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1265 1066 224 1371 1385 1393 MB/s
Read 1,826
Write 1168
Mixed 1,004
SusWrite 1,117
285% 1,279 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 56.7
180% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 49
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 69
57% 78.2 MB/s
72GB free
Firmware: VB411D39
SusWrite @10s intervals: 390 262 194 228 95 136 MB/s
Read 457
Write 479
Mixed 995
SusWrite 217
122% 537 MB/s
4K Read 53.9
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 75
258% 93.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,180
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 218
302% 580 MB/s
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Typical SPECTRIX S40G 1TB Builds (Compare 26,011 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $188

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,046

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