Average Bench: 72.7% (598th of 1058)

Based on 4,848 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2BW120H6

Good average bench

The Intel 535 Series 120GB averaged 27.2% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 121MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 535 Series 120GB is 33.5%. 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 143MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 184MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,848 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 376 443
126 Write 184 215
174 Mixed 224 249
77.5 SusWrite 143 181
51.4% 232 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 4K Read 28.9 36.2
33.9 4K Write 78.8 108
23.1 4K Mixed 36.1 45.1
132% 47.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
126 DQ Read 198 216
110 DQ Write 178 210
71.8 DQ Mixed 121 144
109% 166 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 126 74 100 111 120 MB/s
Read 423
Write 122
Mixed 232
SusWrite 113
49% 222 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 41.2
151% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 122
112% 171 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 166 170 160 156 163 MB/s
Read 346
Write 196
Mixed 194
SusWrite 158
50% 223 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 33.8
136% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 123
106% 156 MB/s
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 58 96 63 79 124 MB/s
Read 342
Write 115
Mixed 216
SusWrite 87.4
42% 190 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 40
150% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 99.8
DQ Mixed 95.3
78% 111 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 108 87 94 110 96 MB/s
Read 308
Write 173
Mixed 207
SusWrite 99.4
44% 197 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 41.9
150% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 39
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 44
45% 69.9 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 157 162 160 160 154 MB/s
Read 290
Write 155
Mixed 204
SusWrite 160
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 63.2
4K Mixed 34
117% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 32.1
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 38.9
40% 63 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 153 128 104 123 119 MB/s
Read 390
Write 167
Mixed 207
SusWrite 130
49% 223 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 13.2
4K Mixed 12.6
72% 19.4 MB/s
DQ Read 72.5
DQ Write 33.9
DQ Mixed 24.5
26% 43.6 MB/s
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Typical 535 Series 120GB Builds (Compare 19,597 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 70%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,397

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