Average Bench: 67% (697th of 1058)

Based on 1,812 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD Smartbuy 120GB

Above average average bench

The SSD Smartbuy 120GB averaged 33.0% 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 120MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD Smartbuy 120GB is 53.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD Smartbuy 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 130MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 244MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,812 samples)
Min Avg Max
294 Read 422 504
60.9 Write 252 444
41.5 Mixed 244 361
43 SusWrite 130 297
58.1% 262 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 25.7 38
21.1 4K Write 68.4 99.2
7.93 4K Mixed 25.7 40.9
108% 39.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
95.4 DQ Read 216 324
34.4 DQ Write 219 346
21.1 DQ Mixed 120 196
117% 185 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
63GB free
Firmware: SBFM21.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 186 195 206 217 217 MB/s
Read 372
Write 271
Mixed 274
SusWrite 204
63% 280 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 71.4
4K Mixed 20.7
96% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 134
126% 192 MB/s
28GB free
Firmware: SBFM71.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 46 15 38 11 30 MB/s
Read 386
Write 157
Mixed 267
SusWrite 43.9
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 97.7
4K Mixed 22.2
122% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 134
134% 209 MB/s
33GB free
Firmware: S8FM07.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 158 159 158 62 6.9 MB/s
Read 494
Write 161
Mixed 176
SusWrite 117
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 59.7
4K Mixed 19.6
86% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 54.3
65% 114 MB/s
33GB free
Firmware: S8FM07.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 158 159 159 35 6.9 MB/s
Read 482
Write 158
Mixed 180
SusWrite 113
51% 233 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 18.7
85% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 55.5
66% 114 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM21.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 117 11 92 13 90 MB/s
Read 391
Write 145
Mixed 194
SusWrite 69.9
44% 200 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 12.2
103% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 91
97% 157 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,498,523 SSDs tested.

Typical Smartbuy 120GB Builds (Compare 16,100 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $434

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