Average Bench: 61.6% (712th of 1011)

Based on 1,207 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot Spark

Above average average bench

The Patriot Spark 128GB averaged 38.3% 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 112MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Spark 128GB is 51.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Patriot Spark 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 70.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 262MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,207 samples)
Min Avg Max
185 Read 379 483
111 Write 275 384
52.3 Mixed 262 339
31.3 SusWrite 70.4 106
54.9% 247 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 26.9 36.3
5.6 4K Write 71 99.9
0.7 4K Mixed 24.7 34.3
110% 40.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.7 DQ Read 215 316
26.9 DQ Write 218 322
2.3 DQ Mixed 112 191
113% 182 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 110 48 62 60 35 MB/s
Read 473
Write 323
Mixed 315
SusWrite 75
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 32.2
139% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 323
DQ Mixed 179
163% 246 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM10.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 249 3.1 4 53 17 MB/s
Read 465
Write 282
Mixed 298
SusWrite 54.3
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 30.5
125% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 30.2
93% 201 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 2.4 1.6 0.8 0.7 15 MB/s
Read 41.5
Write 305
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 24.9
23% 98.6 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 58.2
4K Mixed 27.2
105% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 97.8
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 110
89% 123 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,850,671 SSDs tested.

Typical Spark 128GB Builds (Compare 34,196 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $379

Popular Spark 128GB compatible motherboards:

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