Average Bench: 62.2% (495th of 885)

Based on 124 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot Wildfire

Above average average bench

The Patriot Wildfire 120GB averaged 37.8% 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 70.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Wildfire 120GB is 29.5%. 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 172MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 13.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 124 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 458 513
126 Write 172 205
182 Mixed 240 285
63.4% 290 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17 4K Read 24.3 30.5
36.8 4K Write 70.2 106
9.45 4K Mixed 13.8 19.1
91.7% 36.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 DQ Read 161 290
58.2 DQ Write 147 208
9.89 DQ Mixed 41.4 73.6
61.9% 116 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
12GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 350
Write 175
Mixed 224
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 19.6
117% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 11.3
57% 129 MB/s
69GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 478
Write 188
Mixed 239
66% 302 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 12.8
113% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 13.5
27% 51.2 MB/s
58GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 461
Write 162
Mixed 237
63% 287 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 9.94
72% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 26
DQ Write 72.6
DQ Mixed 9.72
19% 36.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,693,321 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $276 @ launch in Jul '11
AmazonUS $913 months
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Typical Wildfire 120GB Builds (Compare 2,347 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: $971

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