Average Bench: 70.8% (633rd of 1058)

Based on 1,281 user benchmarks.  Model: APOTOP SSD S3C

Good average bench

The Apotop S3C 128GB averaged 29.1% 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 126MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 31.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apotop S3C 128GB is 30.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Apotop S3C 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 129MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 159MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,281 samples)
Min Avg Max
398 Read 468 511
134 Write 159 285
74.1 Mixed 192 287
72.7 SusWrite 129 231
52.1% 237 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 24.6 29.2
25.5 4K Write 72.5 104
13.3 4K Mixed 31.6 39.6
116% 42.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
185 DQ Read 242 281
68.5 DQ Write 147 261
35.4 DQ Mixed 126 189
112% 172 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0530A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 141 141 142 109 141 MB/s
Read 484
Write 143
Mixed 200
SusWrite 135
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 35.1
140% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 130
117% 179 MB/s
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0530A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 141 143 144 145 141 MB/s
Read 399
Write 143
Mixed 157
SusWrite 142
46% 210 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 34.7
136% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 27.8
67% 143 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0530A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 105 120 108 91 105 MB/s
Read 446
Write 129
Mixed 184
SusWrite 108
48% 217 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 34.5
133% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 46.7
77% 152 MB/s
117GB free
Firmware: N0530A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 144 143 145 145 144 MB/s
Read 442
Write 144
Mixed 193
SusWrite 144
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 34.4
125% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 88.8
97% 165 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0530A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 140 140 141 110 138 MB/s
Read 452
Write 141
Mixed 197
SusWrite 134
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 92.6
4K Mixed 32.9
127% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 43.9
69% 136 MB/s
64GB free
Firmware: N0530A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 145 144 144 144 143 MB/s
Read 475
Write 145
Mixed 205
SusWrite 144
53% 242 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 69.7
4K Mixed 33.3
116% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 154
129% 189 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 6F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 127 102 115 88 124 MB/s
Read 492
Write 278
Mixed 287
SusWrite 124
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 34.9
119% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 173
133% 187 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,197,023 SSDs tested.

Typical S3C 128GB Builds (Compare 2,306 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $808

Popular S3C 128GB compatible motherboards:

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