Average Bench: 56.1% (840th of 1072)

Based on 21 user benchmarks.  Model: ZD128

Average average bench

The ZD128 128GB averaged 43.9% 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 Write Speed 218MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 20.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ZD128 128GB is 52.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the ZD128 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 107MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 178MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21 samples)
Min Avg Max
141 Read 369 482
173 Write 327 422
211 Mixed 298 375
35.6 SusWrite 178 314
65.7% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.9 4K Read 20.2 34.7
12.4 4K Write 48.5 100
6 4K Mixed 16.7 39.6
77.7% 28.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.9 DQ Read 107 205
56.9 DQ Write 218 343
15.1 DQ Mixed 56.7 159
73.2% 127 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V84C2c31
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 326 225 123 77 77 MB/s
Read 420
Write 322
Mixed 292
SusWrite 193
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 45.2
4K Mixed 22.2
79% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 162
122% 158 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HCS1A25C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 241 79 75 106 45 MB/s
Read 402
Write 316
Mixed 304
SusWrite 138
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 51.3
4K Mixed 9.9
77% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 87.7
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 18.3
60% 125 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW200619
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 243 207 68 34 30 MB/s
Read 356
Write 281
Mixed 236
SusWrite 132
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 9.8
73% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 91.6
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 15.1
57% 121 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 73,439,308 SSDs tested

Typical ZD128 128GB Builds (Compare 2,392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $200

Popular ZD128 128GB systems:

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