Average Bench: 65.4% (670th of 1016)

Based on 205 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot Wildfire

Above average average bench

The Patriot Wildfire 120GB averaged 34.6% 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 86.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 72.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Wildfire 120GB is 35.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Patriot Wildfire 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


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

Average Bench

(Based on 205 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 437 511
132 Write 179 219
188 Mixed 241 286
103 SusWrite 150 195
55.7% 252 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 25 32.6
36.7 4K Write 72.4 109
9.6 4K Mixed 19.6 39.6
101% 39 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 DQ Read 191 298
63.2 DQ Write 156 209
9.82 DQ Mixed 86.3 214
88.3% 144 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 332ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 139 146 144 144 133 MB/s
Read 414
Write 184
Mixed 221
SusWrite 141
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 42.2
166% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 157
133% 199 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: 332ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 142 178 138 163 169 MB/s
Read 404
Write 205
Mixed 240
SusWrite 160
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 41.6
156% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 216
168% 234 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,397,007 SSDs tested.


Approx. $276 @ launch in Jul '11
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Typical Wildfire 120GB Builds (Compare 2,484 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 49%
Desktop 59%
Workstation 33%
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Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751) - $370

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $1,084

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