Average Bench: 62.3% (534th of 921)

Based on 136 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot Wildfire

Above average average bench

The Patriot Wildfire 120GB averaged 37.7% 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 Write Speed 70.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Wildfire 120GB is 29.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Patriot Wildfire 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 173MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 136 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 460 514
131 Write 173 207
183 Mixed 242 290
63.8% 292 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.4 4K Read 24.1 30.8
36.7 4K Write 70.3 105
9.44 4K Mixed 13.8 19.1
91.3% 36.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.8 DQ Read 161 289
58.9 DQ Write 148 208
9.65 DQ Mixed 41.3 73.6
61.9% 117 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
11GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 186
Mixed 221
67% 309 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 18.1
105% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 65.2
78% 139 MB/s
35GB free
Firmware: 319ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 509
Write 166
Mixed 248
67% 307 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 13.5
77% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 9
62% 147 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 145
Mixed 213
62% 287 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 39.8
4K Mixed 13.9
65% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 20.7
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 7.33
30% 63 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,476,257 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $276 @ launch in Jul '11
AmazonUS $915 months
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Typical Wildfire 120GB Builds (Compare 2,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V PRO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $972

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