Average Bench: 42.9% (862nd of 1011)

Based on 652 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SMSM151S3128GD

Below average average bench

The Kingston SMSM151S3128GD 128GB averaged 57.1% 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 23.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 403MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SMSM151S3128GD 128GB is 26%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston SMSM151S3128GD 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 5.76MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 63.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 652 samples)
Min Avg Max
295 Read 403 468
24.8 Write 85.1 151
46.9 Mixed 137 223
26.8 SusWrite 63.4 125
37.4% 172 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.1 4K Read 23.5 29.7
18.4 4K Write 42 53.9
2.77 4K Mixed 7.89 19.1
67.9% 24.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.8 DQ Read 87.9 128
8.36 DQ Write 56 87.5
1.29 DQ Mixed 5.76 12.5
22.1% 49.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 131 131 125 121 124 MB/s
Read 468
Write 132
Mixed 207
SusWrite 126
51% 233 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 47.5
4K Mixed 19.1
92% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 87
DQ Mixed 10.2
32% 70.8 MB/s
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 125 125 116 122 118 MB/s
Read 444
Write 126
Mixed 170
SusWrite 121
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 50.6
4K Mixed 15.7
90% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 86
DQ Mixed 4.2
30% 69.1 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 97 120 96 108 113 MB/s
Read 451
Write 115
Mixed 147
SusWrite 108
45% 205 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 12.1
75% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 98.1
DQ Write 55.3
DQ Mixed 15.5
28% 56.3 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 20 19 16 7.6 27 MB/s
Read 464
Write 68
Mixed 139
SusWrite 19.5
37% 173 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 7.3
77% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 71.9
DQ Write 41
DQ Mixed 6.3
18% 39.7 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 35 37 38 39 37 MB/s
Read 389
Write 43.9
Mixed 124
SusWrite 38
32% 149 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 45
4K Mixed 9.9
73% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 35.5
DQ Mixed 9.5
26% 58.1 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 30 36 28 31 28 MB/s
Read 384
Write 60.3
Mixed 127
SusWrite 32
33% 151 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 7.2
74% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 46.6
DQ Mixed 2.6
22% 52.9 MB/s
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 33 25 13 27 39 MB/s
Read 325
Write 69.2
Mixed 97.5
SusWrite 27.8
28% 130 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 52.7
4K Mixed 0.9
71% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 65.6
DQ Mixed 9.6
30% 66.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,663,864 SSDs tested.

Typical SMSM151S3128GD 128GB Builds (Compare 2,077 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

System: Asus G551JW

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