Average Bench: 56.9% (751st of 1003)

Based on 237 user benchmarks.  Model: PIONEER APS-SL2 Serise

Average average bench

The Pioneer APS-SL2 Serise 120GB averaged 43.1% 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 Random Read Speed 21.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 58.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pioneer APS-SL2 Serise 120GB is 25.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Pioneer APS-SL2 Serise 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 8.16MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 5.45MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 237 samples)
Min Avg Max
362 Read 436 493
155 Write 300 363
188 Mixed 319 417
69.2 SusWrite 117 306
65.2% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14 4K Read 21.9 27.3
27.9 4K Write 58.7 81.8
2.48 4K Mixed 5.45 11.1
71.3% 28.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 DQ Read 75.3 112
48.9 DQ Write 153 215
2.53 DQ Mixed 8.16 17.8
36.3% 78.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 286 196 39 132 59 MB/s
Read 423
Write 276
Mixed 235
SusWrite 157
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 69.1
4K Mixed 7.9
84% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 80.4
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 13.9
48% 100 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 67 83 65 65 63 MB/s
Read 350
Write 170
Mixed 189
SusWrite 89.7
44% 200 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 8.2
67% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 83.9
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 12.8
47% 99.9 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V2.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 65 65 44 45 44 MB/s
Read 363
Write 268
Mixed 233
SusWrite 58.3
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 10.1
69% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 24.8
DQ Write 75.4
DQ Mixed 14.1
21% 38.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,781,594 SSDs tested.

Typical APS-SL2 Serise 120GB Builds (Compare 257 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B150M-DS3H DDR3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $206

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