Average Bench: 64.3% (657th of 1003)

Based on 184 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot Wildfire

Above average average bench

The Patriot Wildfire 120GB averaged 35.6% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 71.8MB/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%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Patriot Wildfire 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 147MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 178MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 184 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 442 512
132 Write 178 216
184 Mixed 241 289
102 SusWrite 147 197
55.7% 252 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 24.7 31.8
36 4K Write 71.8 109
9.48 4K Mixed 17.9 39
98.3% 38.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.7 DQ Read 180 297
61.2 DQ Write 153 209
9.75 DQ Mixed 73.5 209
80.5% 136 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 502A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 161 169 169 172 170 MB/s
Read 406
Write 208
Mixed 260
SusWrite 169
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 34.6
132% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 196
156% 220 MB/s
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 604ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 172 168 175 180 180 MB/s
Read 392
Write 210
Mixed 242
SusWrite 174
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 62.9
4K Mixed 32.6
114% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 239
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 208
153% 204 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 502ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 140 132 131 140 135 MB/s
Read 382
Write 225
Mixed 250
SusWrite 137
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 50.7
4K Mixed 28.8
98% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 214
164% 224 MB/s
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 332ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 157 169 165 165 163 MB/s
Read 376
Write 188
Mixed 236
SusWrite 162
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 34.5
4K Mixed 21.6
72% 24.5 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 209
152% 197 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,014,380 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $276 @ launch in Jul '11
AmazonUS $9119 months
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Typical Wildfire 120GB Builds (Compare 1,944 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD65 (MS-7751) - $370

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,030

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