Average Bench: 65.1% (667th of 1011)

Based on 198 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot Wildfire

Above average average bench

The Patriot Wildfire 120GB averaged 34.9% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 82.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 72.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Wildfire 120GB is 34.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Patriot Wildfire 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 150MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 179MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 198 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 439 512
133 Write 179 219
188 Mixed 241 286
102 SusWrite 150 196
55.8% 252 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 24.9 31.9
36.6 4K Write 72.2 109
9.58 4K Mixed 19.1 39.5
100% 38.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 DQ Read 188 298
61.5 DQ Write 155 208
9.81 DQ Mixed 82.7 214
86.2% 142 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
71GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 160 184 166 175 169 MB/s
Read 416
Write 204
Mixed 254
SusWrite 165
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 39.3
142% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 302
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 227
174% 240 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 332ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 145 154 155 146 156 MB/s
Read 406
Write 204
Mixed 248
SusWrite 151
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 59.1
4K Mixed 31
110% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 215
166% 230 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,133,049 SSDs tested.


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Typical Wildfire 120GB Builds (Compare 2,288 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 48%
Desktop 58%
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751) - $370

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $1,055

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