Average Bench: 61.4% (754th of 1040)

Based on 1,491 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot Spark

Above average average bench

The Patriot Spark 128GB averaged 38.5% 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 114MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Spark 128GB is 44.6%. 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 69.1MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 265MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,491 samples)
Min Avg Max
182 Read 379 481
103 Write 271 382
72.7 Mixed 265 338
32.1 SusWrite 69.1 104
54.7% 246 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.59 4K Read 26.3 35.8
13.9 4K Write 68.2 97
2.36 4K Mixed 25.3 33.6
108% 39.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
66 DQ Read 219 316
36.4 DQ Write 215 329
5.2 DQ Mixed 114 191
114% 183 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 65 66 66 67 65 MB/s
Read 504
Write 350
Mixed 327
SusWrite 103
71% 321 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 35.5
164% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 173
157% 237 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: SBFM11.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 101 80 81 80 81 MB/s
Read 309
Write 275
Mixed 245
SusWrite 107
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 33.7
140% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 176
154% 226 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM50.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 56 76 48 72 65 MB/s
Read 444
Write 334
Mixed 315
SusWrite 86.5
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 28.1
124% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 16.1
66% 150 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: SBFM11.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 36 61 36 36 36 MB/s
Read 313
Write 276
Mixed 254
SusWrite 45.6
50% 222 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 32.6
134% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 65.6
DQ Mixed 47.9
58% 106 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM60.9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 47 65 60 62 61 MB/s
Read 446
Write 309
Mixed 312
SusWrite 70.9
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 39
4K Mixed 21.7
84% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 41.3
DQ Mixed 153
103% 129 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,595,430 SSDs tested.

Typical Spark 128GB Builds (Compare 2,324 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $297

Popular Spark 128GB systems:

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