Average Bench: 72.4% (548th of 1011)

Based on 7,739 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 120GB averaged 27.6% 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 151MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 120GB is 56.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 152MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 289MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,739 samples)
Min Avg Max
298 Read 417 490
87.1 Write 297 434
108 Mixed 289 360
56.3 SusWrite 152 384
64.4% 289 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.95 4K Read 29.6 39.7
22.9 4K Write 69.4 99.4
8.96 4K Mixed 28.6 38.3
118% 42.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
68.9 DQ Read 230 320
43.5 DQ Write 250 344
16.8 DQ Mixed 151 202
138% 210 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM91.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 284 403 407 387 390 394 MB/s
Read 282
Write 352
Mixed 264
SusWrite 378
72% 319 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 28.3
140% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 196
179% 272 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM91.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 211 238 258 260 255 MB/s
Read 420
Write 438
Mixed 326
SusWrite 258
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 33.4
143% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 193
180% 276 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 80 141 89 89 80 MB/s
Read 509
Write 444
Mixed 373
SusWrite 138
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 92.1
4K Mixed 37.6
156% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 196
175% 259 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMBB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 88 249 157 132 113 MB/s
Read 425
Write 374
Mixed 372
SusWrite 185
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 38.4
143% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 187
165% 245 MB/s
61GB free
Firmware: SBFM21.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 225 234 227 228 226 MB/s
Read 439
Write 376
Mixed 333
SusWrite 234
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 27.3
126% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 154
150% 233 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 146 64 88 62 81 MB/s
Read 448
Write 362
Mixed 333
SusWrite 97.2
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 32.9
134% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 306
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 13.5
88% 202 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 82 79 81 83 82 MB/s
Read 430
Write 321
Mixed 284
SusWrite 83.9
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 30
115% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 176
149% 218 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 81 81 80 80 77 MB/s
Read 331
Write 259
Mixed 306
SusWrite 118
57% 254 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 30
120% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 171
144% 208 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,616,003 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 120GB Builds (Compare 30,858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $549

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