Average Bench: 71.6% (625th of 1058)

Based on 1,544 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD2SC120G1SA754D117-820

Good average bench

The PNY SSD2SC120G1SA754D117-820 120GB averaged 28.4% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 137MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PNY SSD2SC120G1SA754D117-820 120GB is 28.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the PNY SSD2SC120G1SA754D117-820 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 139MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 154MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,544 samples)
Min Avg Max
385 Read 474 510
147 Write 154 161
85.6 Mixed 199 216
89.5 SusWrite 139 160
53% 242 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 24.1 28.1
27.2 4K Write 73.6 104
18.3 4K Mixed 31.7 38.5
116% 43.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
146 DQ Read 232 251
83.4 DQ Write 149 161
39.4 DQ Mixed 137 153
116% 172 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0815B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 152 151 152 152 152 MB/s
Read 490
Write 151
Mixed 208
SusWrite 152
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 39.1
149% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 150
125% 184 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: N1114B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 155 155 155 155 155 MB/s
Read 485
Write 156
Mixed 212
SusWrite 155
55% 252 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 69.9
4K Mixed 32.5
116% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 149
125% 183 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: N1114B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 154 154 154 155 155 MB/s
Read 490
Write 155
Mixed 206
SusWrite 154
55% 251 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 26.5
92% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 134
111% 160 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,326,320 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD2SC120G1SA754D117-820 120GB Builds (Compare 15,052 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X470-F GAMING - $189

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,090

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