Average Bench: 62.3% (726th of 1026)

Based on 1,696 user benchmarks.  Model: TOSHIBA A100

Above average average bench

The Toshiba A100 120GB averaged 37.6% 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 125MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Toshiba A100 120GB is 67.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Toshiba A100 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 77.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 238MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,696 samples)
Min Avg Max
299 Read 432 494
69.8 Write 244 400
43.6 Mixed 238 356
30.2 SusWrite 77.8 131
54.8% 248 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.2 4K Read 28 39
5.1 4K Write 57.7 92.9
0.3 4K Mixed 25.2 39.1
105% 37 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.69 DQ Read 248 333
6.85 DQ Write 180 331
2.64 DQ Mixed 125 214
118% 185 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
110GB free
Firmware: SBFA10.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 102 96 96 96 96 MB/s
Read 456
Write 389
Mixed 343
SusWrite 104
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 38.6
162% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 210
190% 288 MB/s
44GB free
Firmware: 10.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 47 46 15 18 18 MB/s
Read 485
Write 419
Mixed 360
SusWrite 45.2
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 32.8
141% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 336
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 165
167% 271 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFA10.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 93 92 93 93 93 MB/s
Read 448
Write 392
Mixed 333
SusWrite 127
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 32.6
135% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 235
DQ Mixed 183
152% 217 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: SBFA10.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 96 95 93 96 95 MB/s
Read 481
Write 388
Mixed 359
SusWrite 130
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 63.4
4K Mixed 31.3
124% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 227
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 182
150% 214 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFA10.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 71 5.2 60 4.8 75 MB/s
Read 445
Write 213
Mixed 201
SusWrite 49.3
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 34.7
126% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 58.6
DQ Mixed 5.8
49% 121 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFA10.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 53 16 70 52 23 MB/s
Read 432
Write 57.3
Mixed 122
SusWrite 42.8
35% 164 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 0.7
86% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 17
DQ Write 6.1
DQ Mixed 2.2
4% 8.43 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,419,835 SSDs tested.

Typical A100 120GB Builds (Compare 16,943 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $458

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