Average Bench: 84.3% (306th of 980)

Based on 98 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot Ignite

Very good average bench

The Patriot Ignite 960GB averaged just 15.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Patriot Ignite 960GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Ignite 960GB is 48.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Patriot Ignite 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 17.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 209MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 98 samples)
Min Avg Max
367 Read 483 526
324 Write 451 511
294 Mixed 422 501
175 SusWrite 399 484
98.8% 439 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.7 4K Read 24.1 32.4
16.9 4K Write 73.1 112
7.09 4K Mixed 17.3 41.6
97.4% 38.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 DQ Read 209 350
39.7 DQ Write 230 346
9.62 DQ Mixed 59.3 185
89% 166 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
516GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM02.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 355 366 379 395 391 MB/s
Read 478
Write 436
Mixed 318
SusWrite 374
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 35
124% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 186
181% 288 MB/s
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 131 414 107 358 148 MB/s
Read 492
Write 405
Mixed 344
SusWrite 260
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 9.3
102% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 187
178% 279 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,454,808 SSDs tested.


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Typical Ignite 960GB Builds (Compare 191 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 64%
Workstation 49%

Motherboard: Asrock X79 Extreme3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,106

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