Average Bench: 56.5% (767th of 1010)

Based on 259 user benchmarks.  Model: PIONEER APS-SL2 Serise

Average average bench

The Pioneer APS-SL2 Serise 120GB averaged 43.5% 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 Random Read Speed 22MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 59MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Pioneer APS-SL2 Serise 120GB is 26%. 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 8.73MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 5.78MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 259 samples)
Min Avg Max
359 Read 434 492
156 Write 297 363
185 Mixed 312 416
70.4 SusWrite 119 306
64.7% 291 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.8 4K Read 22 27.3
28 4K Write 59 81.8
2.48 4K Mixed 5.78 11.2
72% 28.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 DQ Read 75.9 112
50.4 DQ Write 154 215
2.56 DQ Mixed 8.73 17.8
36.9% 79.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 36 44 93 273 57 MB/s
Read 423
Write 283
Mixed 233
SusWrite 125
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 8.9
93% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 84.4
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 13.9
48% 102 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 288 295 297 281 284 MB/s
Read 352
Write 272
Mixed 225
SusWrite 287
64% 284 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 10
78% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 25.7
DQ Write 81.7
DQ Mixed 11.6
21% 39.7 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 37 116 53 67 68 MB/s
Read 413
Write 274
Mixed 223
SusWrite 85.3
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 10.3
81% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 81.7
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 14.9
50% 104 MB/s
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V2.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 69 69 70 69 70 MB/s
Read 435
Write 316
Mixed 286
SusWrite 95.5
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 9.6
76% 30.9 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 17.9
48% 99.6 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 150 44 63 65 66 MB/s
Read 382
Write 181
Mixed 199
SusWrite 87.9
47% 212 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 7.3
69% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 84.4
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 13.7
48% 101 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 34 137 39 58 61 MB/s
Read 312
Write 208
Mixed 212
SusWrite 80.2
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 5.4
63% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 84.1
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 13.2
49% 104 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,541,311 SSDs tested.

Typical APS-SL2 Serise 120GB Builds (Compare 288 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B150M-DS3H DDR3-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $149

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