Average Bench: 31.6% (800th of 885)

more Based on 4,137 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSA2M080G2GC, INTEL SSDSA2M080G2HP, INTEL SSDSA2MH080G1GN, INTEL SSDSA2MH080G1HP, INTEL SSDSA2M080, INTEL SS DSA2M080G2GC, INTEL SSDSA2MH08, INTEL SSDSA2M080G2GN, INTEL SSDSA2MH080G1GC

Poor average bench

The Intel X25-M 80GB averaged 68.3% 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 17MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 33.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel X25-M 80GB is 25.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel X25-M 80GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Write Speed 75.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 103MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,137 samples)
Min Avg Max
163 Read 233 258
50.8 Write 75.3 86.1
29.5 Mixed 103 128
29.8% 137 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.52 4K Read 17 22.1
2.39 4K Write 33.3 63.4
1.92 4K Mixed 6.23 11.7
51.4% 18.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.6 DQ Read 83.3 181
3.83 DQ Write 56.8 81.4
3.47 DQ Mixed 24.6 48.7
30.6% 54.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
12GB free
Firmware: 2CV1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 231
Write 85.8
Mixed 128
32% 148 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 63.8
4K Mixed 7.52
76% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 73.9
DQ Mixed 34.3
46% 85.5 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: 2CV102M3 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 255
Write 85.5
Mixed 128
34% 156 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 6.79
67% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 78.2
DQ Mixed 46.8
56% 99.2 MB/s
29GB free
Firmware: 2CV102HA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 250
Write 82
Mixed 126
33% 153 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 67.1
4K Mixed 6.95
78% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 22.5
DQ Write 80.4
DQ Mixed 6.9
18% 36.6 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: 2CV102M3 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 256
Write 82.1
Mixed 126
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 6.53
57% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 56.3
DQ Mixed 47.2
52% 91.2 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: 2CV102HA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 255
Write 85
Mixed 128
34% 156 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 6.52
56% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 19.2
DQ Write 49.8
DQ Mixed 6.28
13% 25.1 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: 2CV102HD Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 223
Write 75.5
Mixed 119
30% 139 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 6.39
60% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 18.7
DQ Write 63.4
DQ Mixed 6.45
15% 29.5 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: 2CV102M3 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 226
Write 64.9
Mixed 110
29% 134 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 5.98
52% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 21.2
DQ Write 31.4
DQ Mixed 5.52
10% 19.4 MB/s
6GB free
Firmware: 2CV102HD Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 252
Write 74.9
Mixed 65.5
28% 131 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 2.91
4K Mixed 6.01
39% 9.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,614,239 SSDs tested.

Typical X25-M 80GB Builds (Compare 2,873 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $970

Popular X25-M 80GB compatible motherboards:

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