Average Bench: 57.8% (810th of 1058)

Based on 148 user benchmarks.  Model: GLOWAY FER240GS3-S7

Average average bench

The Gloway FER240GS3-S7 240GB averaged 42.2% 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 Random Read Speed 21.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 443MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gloway FER240GS3-S7 240GB is 60.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Gloway FER240GS3-S7 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 147MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 11.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 148 samples)
Min Avg Max
356 Read 443 506
143 Write 351 453
10.2 Mixed 275 472
64.2 SusWrite 147 391
67.8% 304 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.98 4K Read 21.6 35.7
3.12 4K Write 53.5 109
0.25 4K Mixed 11.4 37.2
75.7% 28.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.1 DQ Read 126 309
10.4 DQ Write 185 331
0.7 DQ Mixed 52.2 217
68.4% 121 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
214GB free
Firmware: S0222A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 406 411 397 411 412 MB/s
Read 460
Write 409
Mixed 347
SusWrite 407
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 16.2
106% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 99.6
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 22.5
70% 144 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1115A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 207 185 182 187 184 MB/s
Read 464
Write 392
Mixed 348
SusWrite 224
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 21.9
135% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 30.2
78% 157 MB/s
92GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 108 72 62 13 47 MB/s
Read 438
Write 378
Mixed 333
SusWrite 75.2
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 97.3
4K Mixed 19
106% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 91.2
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 23.4
70% 143 MB/s
124GB free
Firmware: Q1204B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 209 19 53 25 52 MB/s
Read 415
Write 345
Mixed 326
SusWrite 120
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 12.5
70% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 84.9
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 23.4
70% 143 MB/s
170GB free
Firmware: R0123A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 81 82 71 96 76 MB/s
Read 475
Write 412
Mixed 375
SusWrite 132
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 1.1
84% 36.4 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 18.8
DQ Mixed 13.9
25% 51.5 MB/s
145GB free (System drive)
Firmware: F1EC54
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 65 76 75 32 97 MB/s
Read 502
Write 388
Mixed 27.9
SusWrite 97.3
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 16.5
4K Mixed 0.5
43% 13 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 0.8
54% 125 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1204B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.5 205 157 1.5 5 7.4 MB/s
Read 392
Write 67
Mixed 9.7
SusWrite 63.4
28% 133 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.2
5% 1.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,560,459 SSDs tested.

Typical FER240GS3-S7 240GB Builds (Compare 168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Intel S5520SC

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