Average Bench: 66.1% (706th of 1058)

Based on 1,699 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD Smartbuy 120GB

Above average average bench

The SSD Smartbuy 120GB averaged 33.9% 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 114MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.4MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD Smartbuy 120GB is 53.7%. 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 128MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 240MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,699 samples)
Min Avg Max
294 Read 417 503
73.6 Write 250 437
41.8 Mixed 240 356
42.4 SusWrite 128 314
57.5% 259 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.1 4K Read 25.4 38.1
21 4K Write 67.4 97.2
8.85 4K Mixed 25.4 39.6
107% 39.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
109 DQ Read 214 324
34.8 DQ Write 212 345
19.8 DQ Mixed 114 196
113% 180 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 238 184 126 90 145 MB/s
Read 440
Write 154
Mixed 332
SusWrite 203
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 41.5
155% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 198
170% 248 MB/s
26GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 53 103 53 52 53 MB/s
Read 309
Write 263
Mixed 237
SusWrite 80.9
50% 223 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 29.7
138% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 151
135% 201 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM50.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 53 55 41 35 43 MB/s
Read 50.5
Write 304
Mixed 58.9
SusWrite 59.9
27% 118 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 82.3
4K Mixed 32.1
127% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 186
158% 228 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,508,986 SSDs tested.

Typical Smartbuy 120GB Builds (Compare 14,474 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 - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $464

Popular Smartbuy 120GB compatible motherboards:

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