Average Bench: 62.6% (735th of 1037)

Based on 1,763 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD 120GB

Above average average bench

The SSD 120GB 120GB averaged 37.4% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 24.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 61.3MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 120GB 120GB is 63%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the SSD 120GB 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 164MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 239MB/s
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 1,763 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 455 514
106 Write 320 425
19.9 Mixed 239 416
51.2 SusWrite 164 367
65.5% 294 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12 4K Read 24.7 37
10.6 4K Write 61.3 113
0.4 4K Mixed 16.6 36.1
91.3% 34.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.3 DQ Read 151 296
14.4 DQ Write 201 328
0.5 DQ Mixed 45.4 204
70.8% 133 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: R0705A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 267 274 275 277 275 MB/s
Read 298
Write 267
Mixed 212
SusWrite 274
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 11.7
95% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 72.8
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 16.5
49% 99.8 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0226A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 50 56 50 60 49 MB/s
Read 464
Write 377
Mixed 52
SusWrite 77.4
53% 243 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 1.5
89% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 1.6
41% 101 MB/s
1,763 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,582,409 SSDs tested.

Typical 120GB 120GB Builds (Compare 158 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asrock H61M-HVGS

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $529

Popular 120GB 120GB compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your SSD? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build.
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2020 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

ADVERTISEMENT

Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

 Comments

1037 Drives (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different SSDs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $300Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $42
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $66SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $32Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Extreme 16GB $28
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback