Average Bench: 64.2% (738th of 1058)

Based on 151 user benchmarks.  Model: P3-120

Above average average bench

The P3-120 120GB averaged 35.8% 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 97.9MB/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 56.7%. 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 103MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 168MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 151 samples)
Min Avg Max
328 Read 409 498
40.5 Write 281 427
24.5 Mixed 249 397
28.2 SusWrite 168 360
61.7% 277 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.8 4K Read 23.4 35.8
12.1 4K Write 63.1 106
9.53 4K Mixed 25.2 36.8
101% 37.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.7 DQ Read 103 218
17.5 DQ Write 182 299
16.3 DQ Mixed 97.9 184
86.8% 127 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T181207
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 233 38 34 30 39 MB/s
Read 438
Write 417
Mixed 368
SusWrite 135
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 26.5
112% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 80.3
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 136
118% 168 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8301c78
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 197 199 203 153 53 MB/s
Read 414
Write 202
Mixed 219
SusWrite 168
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 28.3
114% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 48.9
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 74
69% 103 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: V8301c78
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 201 200 196 200 73 MB/s
Read 417
Write 197
Mixed 222
SusWrite 178
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 27.4
106% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 63.1
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 87.1
77% 112 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: V8301c78
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 198 199 200 200 108 MB/s
Read 412
Write 197
Mixed 222
SusWrite 184
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 51.6
4K Mixed 23.8
86% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 45.4
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 64.1
56% 80 MB/s
22GB free
Firmware: V8301c78
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 198 200 176 105 45 MB/s
Read 411
Write 195
Mixed 222
SusWrite 153
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 51.1
4K Mixed 23.5
85% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 45.5
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 63.6
57% 82.4 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0703B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 44 22 28 19 18 MB/s
Read 463
Write 364
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 48.7
49% 224 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 26.8
99% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 23.9
DQ Mixed 0.9
23% 57.9 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T180910
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 35 36 36 36 37 MB/s
Read 347
Write 334
Mixed 235
SusWrite 35.7
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 19
4K Mixed 13.4
60% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 19.5
DQ Write 24.3
DQ Mixed 19.2
15% 21 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,185,055 SSDs tested.

Typical P3-120 120GB Builds (Compare 1,278 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus H110M-CS/BR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $427

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