Average Bench: 261% (36th of 1012)

Based on 211 user benchmarks.  Model: XPG SPECTRIX S40G

Outstanding average bench

The XPG SPECTRIX S40G 1TB averaged 161.2% 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 955MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,232MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 1TB is 233%. 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 133MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 48.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 211 samples)
Min Avg Max
342 Read 2,232 2,894
345 Write 1,157 1,500
230 Mixed 1,069 1,345
286 SusWrite 1,018 1,467
304% 1,369 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 48.4 60.2
69.7 4K Write 133 176
36.3 4K Mixed 67.9 84.1
231% 83.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
296 DQ Read 1,014 1,241
272 DQ Write 701 876
261 DQ Mixed 955 1,217
687% 890 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
898GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D39
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1423 1438 925 716 1294 1459 MB/s
Read 2,786
Write 1,472
Mixed 1,291
SusWrite 1209
374% 1,689 MB/s
4K Read 56.3
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 79.4
273% 99.4 MB/s
DQ Read 986
DQ Write 835
DQ Mixed 1,119
781% 980 MB/s
954GB free
Firmware: VB411D39
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1128 1048 1129 1132 1133 1131 MB/s
Read 2,584
Write 1,122
Mixed 1,164
SusWrite 1,117
331% 1,497 MB/s
4K Read 58
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 80.1
268% 95.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1245
DQ Write 652
DQ Mixed 1,203
826% 1,033 MB/s
916GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1206 1256 1296 1330 1276 1115 MB/s
Read 2634
Write 1,188
Mixed 1,069
SusWrite 1,246
340% 1,534 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 62.5
226% 79.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,197
DQ Write 647
DQ Mixed 1,024
734% 956 MB/s
313GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D39
SusWrite @10s intervals: 921 509 231 304 160 368 MB/s
Read 2,699
Write 1,400
Mixed 1,313
SusWrite 416
321% 1,457 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 81.7
281% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,188
DQ Write 824
DQ Mixed 1,198
842% 1,070 MB/s
459GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D39
SusWrite @10s intervals: 892 973 974 539 919 198 MB/s
Read 1,392
Write 837
Mixed 983
SusWrite 749
221% 990 MB/s
4K Read 57.1
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 70.6
251% 89.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,119
DQ Write 550
DQ Mixed 1,026
711% 898 MB/s
764GB free
Firmware: VB411D39
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 514 520 520 512 508 MB/s
Read 624
Write 538
Mixed 540
SusWrite 509
124% 553 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 51.3
163% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 601
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 512
369% 482 MB/s
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB411D39
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 6.2 198 137 22 215 MB/s
Read 195
Write 493
Mixed 156
SusWrite 134
56% 245 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 69.9
229% 82.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,123
DQ Write 382
DQ Mixed 228
306% 578 MB/s
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Typical SPECTRIX S40G 1TB Builds (Compare 6,146 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $965

Popular SPECTRIX S40G 1TB compatible motherboards:

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