Average Bench: 53.7% (846th of 1053)

Based on 2,538 user benchmarks.  Model: 120GB SSD

Average average bench

The 120gb SSD 120GB averaged 46.2% 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 23.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 59.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 120gb SSD 120GB is 40.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the 120gb SSD 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 118MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 20.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,538 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 431 477
69.4 Write 269 384
65.8 Mixed 238 328
60.2 SusWrite 118 321
58.5% 264 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.9 4K Read 23.2 32.1
18.2 4K Write 59.4 90.2
5.83 4K Mixed 11.5 26.6
81.3% 31.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
65 DQ Read 101 185
39.9 DQ Write 171 228
9.87 DQ Mixed 20.8 36.2
48.2% 97.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V2.7.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 136 143 142 143 143 MB/s
Read 1,262
Write 527
Mixed 600
SusWrite 152
140% 635 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 35.3
167% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 360
DQ Mixed 64.2
126% 251 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: V2.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 69 68 69 65 69 MB/s
Read 445
Write 312
Mixed 200
SusWrite 95.9
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 71.2
4K Mixed 10.4
88% 35.4 MB/s
DQ Read 99.1
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 17.8
43% 87.8 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V2.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 74 70 72 72 72 MB/s
Read 414
Write 292
Mixed 300
SusWrite 91.8
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 11.5
90% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 17.9
48% 99.5 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 112 79 81 82 82 MB/s
Read 412
Write 366
Mixed 286
SusWrite 98.1
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 60.8
4K Mixed 10.6
83% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 88.9
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 17.7
45% 92.2 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 48 99 71 71 70 MB/s
Read 401
Write 282
Mixed 245
SusWrite 93
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 5.5
70% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 83.6
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 15.4
46% 96.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,973,395 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 120GB Builds (Compare 4,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H110M-R

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $344

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