Average Bench: 43.8% (868th of 1018)

Based on 732 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SMSM151S3128GD

Below average average bench

The Kingston SMSM151S3128GD 128GB averaged 56.2% 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 23.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 409MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SMSM151S3128GD 128GB is 26.4%. 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 6.98MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 65.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 732 samples)
Min Avg Max
298 Read 409 468
31.4 Write 87.6 144
54.2 Mixed 132 202
27 SusWrite 65.9 124
37.7% 173 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.5 4K Read 23.3 29.8
17.7 4K Write 42.2 55.4
3.12 4K Mixed 9.42 19.6
69.7% 25 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.5 DQ Read 91.9 128
6.6 DQ Write 55.1 88.9
1.71 DQ Mixed 6.98 13.5
23.1% 51.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
119GB free
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 135 142 135 143 136 MB/s
Read 454
Write 148
Mixed 199
SusWrite 138
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 19.2
91% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 80.7
DQ Mixed 8.6
32% 72.5 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 122 128 130 142 142 MB/s
Read 459
Write 123
Mixed 162
SusWrite 130
48% 218 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 45.9
4K Mixed 17.5
88% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 78.4
DQ Mixed 3.2
29% 70.1 MB/s
119GB free
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 124 126 122 135 143 MB/s
Read 450
Write 128
Mixed 182
SusWrite 127
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 17.8
86% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 78.3
DQ Mixed 6.6
30% 67.4 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 75 103 115 96 97 MB/s
Read 442
Write 115
Mixed 143
SusWrite 94.2
43% 199 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 9.7
69% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 48.7
DQ Mixed 4
22% 51.8 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 62 96 96 65 88 MB/s
Read 349
Write 72.3
Mixed 93.8
SusWrite 80.2
32% 149 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 40
4K Mixed 10.9
72% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 43.4
DQ Write 36.2
DQ Mixed 6.4
14% 28.7 MB/s
40GB free
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 83 70 60 50 58 MB/s
Read 432
Write 83.5
Mixed 114
SusWrite 65.1
38% 174 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 31.3
4K Mixed 6.7
58% 20 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 38.4
DQ Mixed 5.8
23% 54.4 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 33 70 51 43 39 MB/s
Read 347
Write 57.2
Mixed 143
SusWrite 50.7
32% 149 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 21.8
4K Mixed 10.5
60% 18.4 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 30.4
DQ Mixed 8.8
22% 47.3 MB/s
15GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM01.8
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 48 70 57 43 28 MB/s
Read 291
Write 60.5
Mixed 77.3
SusWrite 48.8
26% 119 MB/s
4K Read 10
4K Write 15.4
4K Mixed 6.6
32% 10.7 MB/s
DQ Read 92.9
DQ Write 36.4
DQ Mixed 5.4
20% 44.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,780,287 SSDs tested.

Typical SMSM151S3128GD 128GB Builds (Compare 2,502 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

System: Asus G551JW

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