Average Bench: 63.9% (679th of 1010)

Based on 330 user benchmarks.  Model: Colorful SL300 120GB

Above average average bench

The Colorful SL300 120GB averaged 36.1% 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 Random Read Speed 26.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 64.5MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Colorful SL300 120GB is 56.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Colorful SL300 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 187MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 141MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 330 samples)
Min Avg Max
300 Read 424 512
66.9 Write 269 409
26 Mixed 245 397
39.1 SusWrite 187 378
62.6% 281 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15.2 4K Read 26.1 36.5
6.76 4K Write 64.5 107
1.47 4K Mixed 17.5 45.1
96.1% 36 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27 DQ Read 141 283
19.4 DQ Write 181 306
2.26 DQ Mixed 40.7 195
64.2% 121 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 195 147 147 147 147 MB/s
Read 507
Write 391
Mixed 405
SusWrite 169
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 99
4K Mixed 55
187% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 123
140% 237 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0724S
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 405 412 345 122 106 MB/s
Read 437
Write 372
Mixed 340
SusWrite 297
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 15.5
101% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 153
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 31.8
65% 130 MB/s
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V4.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 265 71 70 70 71 MB/s
Read 469
Write 343
Mixed 312
SusWrite 150
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 21.5
124% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 33.7
65% 127 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0724S
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 125 125 126 125 124 MB/s
Read 442
Write 122
Mixed 133
SusWrite 125
45% 205 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 18.7
98% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 90.7
DQ Mixed 25.1
43% 84.8 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0726A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 33 30 37 32 23 MB/s
Read 461
Write 415
Mixed 72
SusWrite 52.9
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 1.3
76% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 3.7
DQ Mixed 1.9
16% 40.4 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0127C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 194 196 200 195 190 MB/s
Read 309
Write 177
Mixed 202
SusWrite 192
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 32.5
4K Mixed 9
56% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 78
DQ Write 83.5
DQ Mixed 8.8
26% 56.8 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,540,655 SSDs tested.

Typical SL300 120GB Builds (Compare 64 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-Wind-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $413

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