Average Bench: 70.5% (564th of 1003)

Based on 7,626 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Good average bench

The SSD 120GB averaged 29.5% 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 149MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 120GB is 59.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 139MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 278MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,626 samples)
Min Avg Max
290 Read 413 491
104 Write 299 421
85.6 Mixed 278 353
47.7 SusWrite 139 404
63% 283 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.74 4K Read 29.2 38.7
22.2 4K Write 68.3 94
7.14 4K Mixed 27.5 37
116% 41.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
52.9 DQ Read 229 318
34.2 DQ Write 252 343
16 DQ Mixed 149 197
137% 210 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
38GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 148 65 66 65 66 MB/s
Read 501
Write 378
Mixed 344
SusWrite 120
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 33.2
144% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 181
166% 251 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM21.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 206 224 227 229 228 MB/s
Read 452
Write 332
Mixed 327
SusWrite 230
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 28
131% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 157
151% 232 MB/s
56GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 103 100 77 89 84 MB/s
Read 458
Write 277
Mixed 326
SusWrite 131
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 33.2
135% 47.6 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 176
149% 216 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,060,816 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 120GB Builds (Compare 27,078 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $538

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 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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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $144Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $274Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $639SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $85SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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