Average Bench: 57.6% (809th of 1058)

Based on 2,860 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD 120GB

Average average bench

The SSD 120GB 120GB averaged 42.3% 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 Read Speed 24.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 204MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 120GB 120GB is 54.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 120GB 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 148MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 128MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,860 samples)
Min Avg Max
295 Read 426 503
16.8 Write 274 416
18.2 Mixed 231 383
35.7 SusWrite 148 364
59.9% 270 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 24.1 36.7
5.01 4K Write 55 101
0.41 4K Mixed 14.8 32.9
84.5% 31.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33 DQ Read 128 221
16.1 DQ Write 204 327
1 DQ Mixed 40.8 166
66% 124 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U0324A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 380 407 410 411 411 MB/s
Read 486
Write 397
Mixed 327
SusWrite 398
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 20.4
123% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 71.5
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 26.2
72% 144 MB/s
89GB free
Firmware: Q1204B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 445 451 452 151 60 MB/s
Read 509
Write 417
Mixed 421
SusWrite 335
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 86.2
4K Mixed 26.3
118% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 42.3
92% 183 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1206A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 395 403 399 399 391 MB/s
Read 478
Write 374
Mixed 391
SusWrite 374
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 22.5
114% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 40.6
89% 178 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0303B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 295 316 315 310 313 MB/s
Read 373
Write 242
Mixed 292
SusWrite 303
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 32.3
133% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 213
176% 253 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 165 64 82 2.5 29 MB/s
Read 332
Write 132
Mixed 15.3
SusWrite 62.2
29% 135 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 10
4K Mixed 4
35% 10 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 4
DQ Mixed 0.2
13% 35.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,074,098 SSDs tested.

Typical 120GB 120GB Builds (Compare 7,306 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: To Be Filled By O.E.M.

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $163

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