Average Bench: 82.4% (393rd of 1016)

Based on 387 user benchmarks.  Model: 128GB SSD

Very good average bench

The 128gb SSD 128GB averaged just 17.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the 128gb SSD 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 680MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.9MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the 128gb SSD 128GB is 90.9%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the 128gb SSD 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 246MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 43MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 387 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 680 1,244
81.9 Write 310 562
125 Mixed 330 606
86 SusWrite 246 506
86.6% 391 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 29.9 42.6
21.5 4K Write 70.7 114
2.64 4K Mixed 18.2 34.6
106% 39.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.9 DQ Read 190 337
48.6 DQ Write 225 366
3.21 DQ Mixed 43 68.3
78% 153 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V2.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 83 58 61 44 74 MB/s
Read 727
Write 91
Mixed 144
SusWrite 65.6
55% 257 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 21.9
104% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 40.2
DQ Mixed 50.2
59% 109 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1229B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 271 275 272 244 271 MB/s
Read 464
Write 232
Mixed 190
SusWrite 267
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 10.9
92% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 62.3
88% 159 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 178 191 193 194 193 MB/s
Read 452
Write 183
Mixed 194
SusWrite 189
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 10.3
88% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 92.2
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 13.7
35% 73.7 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 283 167 131 125 125 MB/s
Read 385
Write 353
Mixed 297
SusWrite 173
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 32.7
4K Mixed 27.5
95% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.6
DQ Write 64.7
DQ Mixed 34.3
30% 42.2 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 147 167 193 193 195 MB/s
Read 426
Write 188
Mixed 173
SusWrite 168
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 39.7
4K Mixed 7.9
58% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 88.3
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 14.2
34% 70.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,545,781 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 128GB Builds (Compare 35,416 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $558

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