Average Bench: 68.4% (695th of 1072)

Based on 22,748 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Above average average bench

The SSD 120GB averaged 31.6% 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 135MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 120GB is 57.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 142MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 285MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,748 samples)
Min Avg Max
294 Read 413 488
114 Write 286 419
86.3 Mixed 285 364
44.5 SusWrite 142 347
62.7% 282 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 28.1 39.6
17.7 4K Write 64.5 96.8
1.28 4K Mixed 26.5 39.8
111% 39.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
45 DQ Read 214 318
28.8 DQ Write 228 340
13.8 DQ Mixed 135 208
125% 192 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: SBFM91.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 193 194 194 194 194 MB/s
Read 481
Write 419
Mixed 351
SusWrite 218
82% 367 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 37.3
151% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 206
188% 287 MB/s
39GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 131 8.7 86 79 79 MB/s
Read 469
Write 269
Mixed 281
SusWrite 127
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 80.7
4K Mixed 34.7
139% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 181
160% 237 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ZD0R3G12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 396 315 94 53 31 MB/s
Read 409
Write 416
Mixed 346
SusWrite 213
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 96.8
4K Mixed 35.2
133% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 173
143% 199 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMBB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 334 107 208 130 111 MB/s
Read 355
Write 342
Mixed 314
SusWrite 200
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 57.9
4K Mixed 25.1
94% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 233
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 182
159% 235 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 49 60 61 62 62 MB/s
Read 471
Write 369
Mixed 339
SusWrite 88.9
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 16
4K Mixed 17.3
64% 18.5 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 43.7
DQ Mixed 76.4
78% 133 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 74 81 53 60 59 MB/s
Read 485
Write 362
Mixed 13.9
SusWrite 95.7
52% 239 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 47.5
4K Mixed 19.9
73% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 45.3
DQ Write 62
DQ Mixed 110
67% 72.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,696,516 SSDs tested

Typical SSD 120GB Builds (Compare 24,240 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $297

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