Average Bench: 71.7% (623rd of 1058)

Based on 2,882 user benchmarks.  Model: R3SL120G

Good average bench

The AMD Radeon R3 120GB averaged 28.2% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 179MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Radeon R3 120GB is 38.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the AMD Radeon R3 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 91.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 326MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,882 samples)
Min Avg Max
353 Read 456 506
240 Write 342 408
177 Mixed 326 382
80.8 SusWrite 91.5 96.6
67.6% 304 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 4K Read 25.7 30.6
24.6 4K Write 71.5 110
16.4 4K Mixed 33.8 45.2
120% 43.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.2 DQ Read 243 282
89.2 DQ Write 241 328
43.9 DQ Mixed 179 232
152% 221 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0422C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 134 54 55 52 53 MB/s
Read 486
Write 378
Mixed 362
SusWrite 86.6
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 38
130% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 223
188% 270 MB/s
28GB free
Firmware: P0422C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 120 54 54 56 54 MB/s
Read 496
Write 337
Mixed 349
SusWrite 86.2
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 40
139% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 180
140% 192 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: P0422C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 55 57 55 56 56 MB/s
Read 489
Write 348
Mixed 337
SusWrite 92.6
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 38.3
130% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 209
164% 226 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 123 58 53 52 53 MB/s
Read 328
Write 379
Mixed 366
SusWrite 85.8
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 76.5
4K Mixed 31.3
119% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 61.8
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 224
154% 182 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0422C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 78 53 49 52 58 MB/s
Read 375
Write 308
Mixed 283
SusWrite 88.8
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 25.9
82% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 208
162% 224 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0422C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 94 53 52 57 55 MB/s
Read 328
Write 295
Mixed 329
SusWrite 88.5
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 37.7
4K Mixed 20.8
68% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 120
117% 184 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,259,291 SSDs tested.

Typical Radeon R3 120GB Builds (Compare 12,324 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $374

Popular Radeon R3 120GB compatible motherboards:

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