Average Bench: 58.2% (804th of 1058)

Based on 340 user benchmarks.  Model: PH5-CE120

Average average bench

The PH5-CE120 120GB 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 102MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the PH5-CE120 120GB is 37.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the PH5-CE120 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 59.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 228MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 340 samples)
Min Avg Max
296 Read 371 452
52.7 Write 228 368
83.6 Mixed 255 317
31.2 SusWrite 59.7 88.4
50.7% 228 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 4K Read 26.3 33.3
9.2 4K Write 71.5 98.8
9.21 4K Mixed 21.7 29.7
106% 39.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.9 DQ Read 153 229
13.7 DQ Write 230 330
11 DQ Mixed 102 152
102% 162 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: F/W:1.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 49 39 102 40 49 MB/s
Read 420
Write 378
Mixed 320
SusWrite 81.7
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 99.2
4K Mixed 26.8
133% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 141
140% 216 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: F/W:1.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 113 32 77 45 17 MB/s
Read 408
Write 321
Mixed 286
SusWrite 50.3
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 96.1
4K Mixed 24.3
129% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 142
134% 204 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 46,946,519 SSDs tested.

Typical PH5-CE120 120GB Builds (Compare 39,800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 29%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $479

Popular PH5-CE120 120GB compatible motherboards:

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