Average Bench: 67.5% (651st of 1026)

Based on 77 user benchmarks.  Model: P3-120

Above average average bench

The P3-120 120GB averaged 32.4% 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 103MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 23.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the P3-120 120GB is 58.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the P3-120 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 114MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 192MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 77 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 406 509
118 Write 310 437
60.7 Mixed 286 424
38.7 SusWrite 192 376
66.7% 298 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 23.4 36.6
11.3 4K Write 64.5 111
11.1 4K Mixed 26.8 38.6
104% 38.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.3 DQ Read 114 253
10.2 DQ Write 194 300
15.5 DQ Mixed 103 185
92.7% 137 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8301c78
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 191 189 195 199 83 MB/s
Read 385
Write 203
Mixed 215
SusWrite 173
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 28.4
111% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 61.1
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 86.9
76% 109 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,701,186 SSDs tested.

Typical P3-120 120GB Builds (Compare 1,558 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus H110M-CS/BR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $414

Popular P3-120 120GB compatible motherboards:

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