Average Bench: 60% (730th of 1011)

Based on 1,085 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot Spark

Above average average bench

The Patriot Spark 128GB averaged 39.9% 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 108MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Spark 128GB is 57.2%. 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 261MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,085 samples)
Min Avg Max
160 Read 372 478
112 Write 273 381
49.4 Mixed 261 337
33.4 SusWrite 70.4 106
54.3% 244 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 25.7 36.2
5.9 4K Write 68.8 99.6
0.62 4K Mixed 24 34.2
106% 39.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.7 DQ Read 211 317
26.4 DQ Write 216 323
2.08 DQ Mixed 108 191
110% 178 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFD00.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 112 74 73 73 73 MB/s
Read 462
Write 360
Mixed 336
SusWrite 97.3
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 34.3
151% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 304
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 195
178% 271 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM10.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 36 5 34 3.7 32 MB/s
Read 468
Write 326
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 40.1
49% 226 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.4
4% 2 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFD00.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.1 5.2 41 4 27 26 MB/s
Read 477
Write 176
Mixed 112
SusWrite 17.8
42% 196 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 4.2
4K Mixed 0.2
3% 1.53 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,726,656 SSDs tested.

Typical Spark 128GB Builds (Compare 31,829 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $569

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