Average Bench: 64.6% (666th of 1011)

Based on 189 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot Wildfire

Above average average bench

The Patriot Wildfire 120GB averaged 35.4% 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 Random Write Speed 72MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.7MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Wildfire 120GB is 35.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Patriot Wildfire 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 148MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 178MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 189 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 441 512
133 Write 178 216
185 Mixed 241 288
101 SusWrite 148 197
55.7% 252 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 24.7 31.8
36.2 4K Write 72 109
9.52 4K Mixed 18.4 39.4
99.1% 38.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 DQ Read 183 297
61.3 DQ Write 154 209
9.77 DQ Mixed 76.9 213
82.6% 138 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free
Firmware: 320ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 192 190 199 194 195 MB/s
Read 417
Write 209
Mixed 232
SusWrite 185
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 75.2
4K Mixed 31.9
117% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 212
169% 238 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 175 179 174 173 170 MB/s
Read 389
Write 200
Mixed 233
SusWrite 168
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 57.9
4K Mixed 31.8
111% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 214
166% 231 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,944,654 SSDs tested.


Approx. $276 @ launch in Jul '11
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Typical Wildfire 120GB Builds (Compare 2,109 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 47%
Desktop 59%
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751) - $370

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $1,055

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