Average Bench: 62.7% (604th of 956)

Based on 80 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2BW18

Above average average bench

The Intel SSDSC2BW18 180GB averaged 37.3% 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 24.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 66.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSC2BW18 180GB is 30.3%. 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 169MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 180MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 80 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 435 487
117 Write 180 247
167 Mixed 233 315
114 SusWrite 169 242
56.3% 254 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.2 4K Read 24.3 34
25.2 4K Write 66.6 111
8.32 4K Mixed 16.1 33.4
92.7% 35.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 DQ Read 177 287
46.9 DQ Write 164 229
8.44 DQ Mixed 60 195
75.2% 133 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
47GB free
Firmware: RG20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 172 192 184 179 179 MB/s
Read 362
Write 267
Mixed 273
SusWrite 184
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 38.9
145% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 145
136% 213 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: RG20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 175 169 187 178 185 MB/s
Read 370
Write 258
Mixed 271
SusWrite 182
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 36.2
130% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 142
134% 211 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LE1i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 146 148 144 140 154 MB/s
Read 344
Write 202
Mixed 231
SusWrite 143
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 30.6
104% 37.1 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 196
149% 202 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,594,231 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSC2BW18 180GB Builds (Compare 443 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Professional

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $735

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