Average Bench: 252% (47th of 1058)

Based on 1,365 user benchmarks.  Model: XPG SPECTRIX S40G

Outstanding average bench

The XPG SPECTRIX S40G 2TB averaged 151.8% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 2TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 935MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 2,235MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 2TB is 230%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the XPG SPECTRIX S40G 2TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 123MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 44MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,365 samples)
Min Avg Max
475 Read 2,235 2,879
413 Write 1,106 1,502
390 Mixed 1,144 1,464
201 SusWrite 920 1,474
300% 1,351 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.26 4K Read 44 56.7
49.3 4K Write 123 166
18.7 4K Mixed 62.7 79.7
212% 76.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
495 DQ Read 1,146 1,506
183 DQ Write 679 909
272 DQ Mixed 935 1,362
690% 920 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1181 1384 1396 1346 1098 1439 MB/s
Read 2,756
Write 1,429
Mixed 1,092
SusWrite 1,307
365% 1,646 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 59.1
199% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 868
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 278
267% 442 MB/s
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: VB421D57
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1155 1171 1162 1174 1172 1168 MB/s
Read 2,140
Write 1,161
Mixed 1,121
SusWrite 1,167
311% 1,397 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 55.3
187% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 1,030
DQ Write 705
DQ Mixed 855
642% 863 MB/s
283GB free
Firmware: VB411D45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 701 204 174 153 153 158 MB/s
Read 2,645
Write 1,237
Mixed 1,320
SusWrite 257
300% 1,365 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 65.6
228% 83 MB/s
DQ Read 1,303
DQ Write 844
DQ Mixed 1,148
836% 1,099 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,297,425 SSDs tested.

Typical SPECTRIX S40G 2TB Builds (Compare 34,675 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $923

Popular SPECTRIX S40G 2TB compatible motherboards:

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