Average Bench: 72.9% (564th of 1026)

Based on 4,534 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2BW120H6

Good average bench

The Intel 535 Series 120GB averaged 27.0% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 118MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.4MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 535 Series 120GB is 30.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel 535 Series 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 141MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 186MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,534 samples)
Min Avg Max
308 Read 373 430
136 Write 186 216
191 Mixed 227 249
81.5 SusWrite 141 176
51.5% 232 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.3 4K Read 29.2 36.5
39.8 4K Write 80.4 112
23.7 4K Mixed 36.4 45.5
133% 48.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
103 DQ Read 194 216
115 DQ Write 179 211
64.8 DQ Mixed 118 143
108% 164 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
34GB free
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 168 153 167 151 165 MB/s
Read 418
Write 198
Mixed 232
SusWrite 162
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 44.7
164% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 129
114% 171 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 154 165 168 174 174 MB/s
Read 417
Write 201
Mixed 240
SusWrite 166
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 43.3
156% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 137
123% 185 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 119 121 99 88 MB/s
Read 376
Write 127
Mixed 211
SusWrite 110
46% 206 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 36.1
145% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 126
112% 168 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 162 150 158 161 166 MB/s
Read 370
Write 172
Mixed 237
SusWrite 160
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 29.8
126% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 98.3
105% 174 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 164 126 145 127 125 MB/s
Read 367
Write 191
Mixed 223
SusWrite 140
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 35.4
134% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 126
104% 149 MB/s
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Typical 535 Series 120GB Builds (Compare 43,443 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,072

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