Average Bench: 68.7% (669th of 1058)

Based on 25,025 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Above average average bench

The SSD 120GB averaged 31.2% 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 144MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 120GB is 56.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 133MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 276MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,025 samples)
Min Avg Max
297 Read 413 485
104 Write 276 411
84.7 Mixed 276 355
46.8 SusWrite 133 363
61.1% 275 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 28.2 40
15.4 4K Write 65.5 94.1
1.53 4K Mixed 27.8 40
113% 40.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
48.3 DQ Read 219 318
24.2 DQ Write 229 337
12.8 DQ Mixed 144 202
131% 197 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 79 91 72 93 92 MB/s
Read 488
Write 447
Mixed 371
SusWrite 110
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 38.5
145% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 174
171% 272 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM91.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 183 211 232 140 153 MB/s
Read 369
Write 211
Mixed 128
SusWrite 177
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 12.9
93% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 70
101% 189 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMBB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 59 146 66 73 66 MB/s
Read 371
Write 183
Mixed 173
SusWrite 99
46% 206 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 16.3
4K Mixed 17.7
64% 18.5 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 19.2
DQ Mixed 31.7
34% 60.5 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 100 56 71 37 57 MB/s
Read 365
Write 167
Mixed 164
SusWrite 83
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 18.7
4K Mixed 19.9
36% 13 MB/s
DQ Read 87.1
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 189
134% 165 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,074,796 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 120GB Builds (Compare 61,474 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $551

Popular SSD 120GB compatible motherboards:

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Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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