Average Bench: 76.4% (532nd of 1058)

Based on 18 user benchmarks.  Model: ST1000DM003-1SB102
Poor: 46%Average: 76.4% Great: 105%

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Good average bench

The ST1000DM003-1SB102 120GB averaged 23.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the ST1000DM003-1SB102 120GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 79.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ST1000DM003-1SB102 120GB is 59%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the ST1000DM003-1SB102 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 153MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 267MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 18 samples)
Min Avg Max
394 Read 472 525
24.7 Write 284 494
124 Mixed 312 502
118 SusWrite 267 417
74.5% 334 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 27.9 46.2
43.6 4K Write 79.2 121
4.03 4K Mixed 22.1 54
113% 43.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 DQ Read 153 381
65.1 DQ Write 193 345
5.24 DQ Mixed 56 172
74.8% 134 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
106GB free
Firmware: SBFM91.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 420 395 423 421 421 MB/s
Read 394
Write 373
Mixed 277
SusWrite 417
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 65.8
4K Mixed 29.4
119% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 32.1
DQ Write 277
DQ Mixed 120
103% 143 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,194,047 SSDs tested.

Typical ST1000DM003-1SB102 120GB Builds (Compare 9 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 56%
Desktop 76%
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

System: Lenovo 90FL0014US

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $580

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