Average Bench: 63.3% (675th of 1003)

Based on 266 user benchmarks.  Model: Colorful SL300 120GB

Above average average bench

The Colorful SL300 120GB averaged 36.6% 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 Random Read Speed 25.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 64.6MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Colorful SL300 120GB is 55.1%. 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 177MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 143MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 266 samples)
Min Avg Max
300 Read 422 512
50 Write 265 412
25.2 Mixed 244 398
34.9 SusWrite 177 374
61.7% 277 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 25.8 36.3
6.63 4K Write 64.6 108
1.34 4K Mixed 17.3 44.6
95.4% 35.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.9 DQ Read 143 281
18.8 DQ Write 180 316
2.47 DQ Mixed 42.5 196
65.1% 122 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1217A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 73 53 57 55 55 MB/s
Read 493
Write 362
Mixed 355
SusWrite 91.5
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 41.8
150% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 237
194% 275 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0103C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 344 355 354 357 189 MB/s
Read 461
Write 347
Mixed 318
SusWrite 324
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 23.7
127% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 224
DQ Mixed 34.2
67% 132 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0724S
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 379 393 366 371 345 MB/s
Read 384
Write 329
Mixed 288
SusWrite 371
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 15.7
100% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 26.7
62% 127 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 174 145 145 144 143 MB/s
Read 418
Write 340
Mixed 345
SusWrite 157
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 61.7
4K Mixed 29.7
115% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 284
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 124
139% 236 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P012
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 229 335 323 315 317 MB/s
Read 403
Write 89
Mixed 186
SusWrite 265
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 42.5
4K Mixed 7.6
61% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 80.4
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 12.9
37% 77.3 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0103C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 314 270 287 315 320 MB/s
Read 349
Write 295
Mixed 222
SusWrite 298
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 6.1
4K Mixed 5.6
40% 10.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,781,594 SSDs tested.

Typical SL300 120GB Builds (Compare 56 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-Wind-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $434

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