Average Bench: 72.7% (542nd of 1011)

Based on 1,737 user benchmarks.  Model: R3SL120G

Good average bench

The AMD Radeon R3 120GB averaged 27.3% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 174MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Radeon R3 120GB is 39.9%. 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 95.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 322MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,737 samples)
Min Avg Max
356 Read 455 504
212 Write 343 405
175 Mixed 322 378
81.2 SusWrite 95.1 123
67.7% 304 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 25.6 31.9
27.7 4K Write 75.6 115
15.9 4K Mixed 34.3 46.4
123% 45.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42.6 DQ Read 238 282
71.2 DQ Write 244 326
40.3 DQ Mixed 174 232
149% 219 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0901A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 124 58 58 59 59 MB/s
Read 468
Write 393
Mixed 371
SusWrite 90.8
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 49.6
171% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 238
201% 291 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0422C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 76 54 56 57 55 MB/s
Read 450
Write 347
Mixed 325
SusWrite 91.5
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 42.7
151% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 271
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 223
183% 259 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0422C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 65 54 52 55 51 MB/s
Read 488
Write 386
Mixed 370
SusWrite 88.8
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 40.6
141% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 226
186% 265 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: P0422C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 55 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Read 475
Write 269
Mixed 336
SusWrite 92.8
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 66
4K Mixed 34.8
124% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 63.7
DQ Mixed 92.2
75% 110 MB/s
4GB free
Firmware: Q051
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 24 25 42 41 39 MB/s
Read 335
Write 61.8
Mixed 80
SusWrite 40.1
28% 129 MB/s
4K Read 7.6
4K Write 7.4
4K Mixed 7.5
25% 7.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,944,087 SSDs tested.

Typical Radeon R3 120GB Builds (Compare 22,849 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $471

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