Average Bench: 71.3% (595th of 1026)

Based on 1,018 user benchmarks.  Model: APOTOP SSD S3C

Good average bench

The Apotop S3C 128GB averaged 28.7% 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 123MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 32.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Apotop S3C 128GB is 27.8%. 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 128MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 160MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,018 samples)
Min Avg Max
388 Read 468 509
137 Write 160 295
72.5 Mixed 192 287
73.9 SusWrite 128 231
52.1% 237 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 4K Read 24.7 29.3
28.6 4K Write 74.4 105
15.3 4K Mixed 32.2 39.4
118% 43.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
161 DQ Read 239 281
54 DQ Write 143 259
35.6 DQ Mixed 123 189
110% 169 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1114B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 91 61 64 62 53 MB/s
Read 501
Write 140
Mixed 202
SusWrite 71.9
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 38.7
144% 54.8 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 61.7
DQ Mixed 150
112% 155 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0530A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 118 146 147 128 128 MB/s
Read 462
Write 148
Mixed 200
SusWrite 130
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 24.2
115% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 109
106% 172 MB/s
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0530A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 116 124 104 99 98 MB/s
Read 490
Write 145
Mixed 192
SusWrite 114
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 33.9
119% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 29.4
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 41.4
41% 63.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,453,392 SSDs tested.

Typical S3C 128GB Builds (Compare 5,736 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock Z97 Anniversary - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $679

Popular S3C 128GB compatible motherboards:

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