Average Bench: 58.3% (747th of 1011)

Based on 577 user benchmarks.  Model: P3-128

Average average bench

The P3-128 128GB averaged 41.7% 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 27.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 84.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the P3-128 128GB is 51.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the P3-128 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 109MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 106MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 577 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 397 484
26.8 Write 209 439
47.5 Mixed 211 386
24.5 SusWrite 109 318
51.2% 231 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.6 4K Read 27.4 41.4
11.2 4K Write 52.1 102
10.5 4K Mixed 23.9 41.2
99.8% 34.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 DQ Read 106 219
13.4 DQ Write 149 299
20.5 DQ Mixed 84.9 175
76.1% 113 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T181207
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 347 372 387 211 36 MB/s
Read 453
Write 392
Mixed 362
SusWrite 268
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 37.1
158% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 98.4
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 137
121% 174 MB/s
118GB free
Firmware: T170810a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 251 239 254 230 231 MB/s
Read 458
Write 412
Mixed 392
SusWrite 273
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 22.5
117% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 99.7
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 106
107% 166 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.74.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 129 120 132 130 131 MB/s
Read 352
Write 137
Mixed 290
SusWrite 140
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 39.5
140% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 182
161% 240 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T180910
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 238 29 27 17 29 MB/s
Read 391
Write 395
Mixed 363
SusWrite 115
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 78.8
4K Mixed 25.1
116% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 84.8
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 127
111% 158 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T180910
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 21 32 40 33 39 MB/s
Read 448
Write 38.5
Mixed 70.4
SusWrite 33.6
32% 148 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 36.8
4K Mixed 27.1
100% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 37.9
DQ Mixed 58.9
47% 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 P3-128 128GB Builds (Compare 23,578 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $470

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