Average Bench: 68.6% (696th of 1080)

Based on 71 user benchmarks.  Model: MSI S270 120GB

Above average average bench

The MSI S270 120GB averaged 31.3% 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 161MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the MSI S270 120GB is 39.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the MSI S270 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 110MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 265MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 71 samples)
Min Avg Max
309 Read 424 490
89.6 Write 265 395
192 Mixed 298 343
62.9 SusWrite 110 144
61% 274 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.3 4K Read 30.2 40.8
25.7 4K Write 62.8 92.1
10.4 4K Mixed 28.3 40.9
115% 40.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
115 DQ Read 203 272
59.5 DQ Write 252 317
33.9 DQ Mixed 161 205
140% 205 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
26GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 154 50 51 50 58 MB/s
Read 494
Write 317
Mixed 337
SusWrite 117
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 37.1
153% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 165
145% 212 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 168 114 42 38 42 MB/s
Read 471
Write 312
Mixed 309
SusWrite 102
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 34.8
139% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 156
135% 196 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 62 99 44 72 67 MB/s
Read 492
Write 310
Mixed 294
SusWrite 103
66% 300 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 90.9
4K Mixed 43.1
112% 46.6 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 203
177% 261 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 76,491,807 SSDs tested

Typical S270 120GB Builds (Compare 2,885 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: MSI H81M-E33 (MS-7817) - $98

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $308

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