Average Bench: 71.8% (560th of 1011)

Based on 10,673 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 120GB averaged 28.2% 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 147MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 120GB is 56.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 154MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 287MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,673 samples)
Min Avg Max
243 Read 399 491
111 Write 303 433
106 Mixed 287 353
55.2 SusWrite 154 416
63.8% 286 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.3 4K Read 29.4 39.1
21.5 4K Write 68.9 96.9
10.1 4K Mixed 28.4 38.1
117% 42.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
57.3 DQ Read 235 321
27.4 DQ Write 251 346
18 DQ Mixed 147 204
137% 211 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 133 83 79 79 80 MB/s
Read 454
Write 393
Mixed 341
SusWrite 128
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 24.1
110% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 189
168% 250 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,104,635 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 120GB Builds (Compare 32,665 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $565

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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) November 2019 SSD Rankings.

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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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $148Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $210Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $234Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $349Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $260Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $49
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $68SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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