Average Bench: 54.8% (839th of 1058)

Based on 2,433 user benchmarks.  Model: 120GB SSD

Average average bench

The 120gb SSD 120GB averaged 45.1% 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 23.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 59.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 120gb SSD 120GB is 45.3%. 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 114MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 25MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,433 samples)
Min Avg Max
335 Read 442 487
69.6 Write 267 411
65.8 Mixed 239 365
60 SusWrite 114 302
58.8% 266 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 4K Read 23.8 34.1
21.5 4K Write 59.7 93.1
6.7 4K Mixed 12.3 33
83.4% 31.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
74 DQ Read 108 257
43.7 DQ Write 172 304
10.1 DQ Mixed 25 65.8
51.2% 102 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SN05999
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 70 33 72 28 76 MB/s
Read 474
Write 435
Mixed 204
SusWrite 52.9
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 35.8
4K Mixed 27.5
106% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 21.3
DQ Mixed 28.3
50% 105 MB/s
53GB free
Firmware: V2.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 73 72 72 72 73 MB/s
Read 470
Write 357
Mixed 309
SusWrite 101
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 12.8
97% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 18.2
49% 101 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: P0127C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 190 190 74 187 133 MB/s
Read 447
Write 128
Mixed 192
SusWrite 160
51% 232 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 10.8
80% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 91.2
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 15
36% 74.9 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 40 142 70 72 74 MB/s
Read 418
Write 360
Mixed 282
SusWrite 92.5
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 78.1
4K Mixed 8.8
85% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 83.3
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 15.7
50% 105 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 150 71 70 70 71 MB/s
Read 430
Write 321
Mixed 268
SusWrite 89.9
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 63.9
4K Mixed 8.4
81% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 89.8
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 18.4
51% 105 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V2.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 113 68 67 70 70 MB/s
Read 368
Write 290
Mixed 275
SusWrite 87.1
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 9
79% 30.7 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 17.3
47% 98.9 MB/s
19GB free
Firmware: P0127C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 167 177 175 180 125 MB/s
Read 320
Write 36
Mixed 60
SusWrite 163
32% 145 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 39.7
4K Mixed 9.3
70% 24.5 MB/s
DQ Read 79.1
DQ Write 17.2
DQ Mixed 14.3
19% 36.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,108,375 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 120GB Builds (Compare 14 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

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