Average Bench: 61.8% (593rd of 955)

Based on 73 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2BW18

Above average average bench

The Intel SSDSC2BW18 180GB averaged 38.2% 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 23.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 66.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSC2BW18 180GB is 25.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel SSDSC2BW18 180GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 128MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 175MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 73 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 442 488
112 Write 175 244
166 Mixed 231 319
125 SusWrite 128 131
53.8% 244 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.1 4K Read 23.9 33.8
22.3 4K Write 66.3 107
8.24 4K Mixed 14.6 21.1
90% 34.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.3 DQ Read 172 285
42.9 DQ Write 160 217
8.3 DQ Mixed 49.1 77
69% 127 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: LF1i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 326
Write 199
Mixed 236
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 18.1
125% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 76.6
104% 192 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LE1i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 143 130 127 109 99 MB/s
Read 366
Write 202
Mixed 237
SusWrite 125
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 33.6
116% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 206
163% 230 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC32 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 437
Write 189
Mixed 227
62% 284 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 15.5
91% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 8.99
58% 134 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: LB3i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 132 128 128 129 128 MB/s
Read 290
Write 205
Mixed 197
SusWrite 131
46% 206 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 27.3
4K Mixed 15.2
59% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 28.6
DQ Write 69.5
DQ Mixed 35.8
31% 44.6 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 425
Write 101
Mixed 175
51% 234 MB/s
4K Read 6.29
4K Write 15.9
4K Mixed 2.14
21% 8.1 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 88.9
DQ Mixed 29.5
41% 76.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,569,776 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSC2BW18 180GB Builds (Compare 402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Professional

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $927

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