Average Bench: 73.8% (487th of 992)

Based on 2,771 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2BW120H6

Good average bench

The Intel 535 Series 120GB averaged 26.2% 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 120MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 535 Series 120GB is 33.8%. 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 142MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 187MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,771 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 372 432
138 Write 187 217
188 Mixed 225 246
84.1 SusWrite 142 178
51.3% 231 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 4K Read 29.2 36.5
40.2 4K Write 84.4 116
21.3 4K Mixed 36.8 46.3
136% 50.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
114 DQ Read 194 216
124 DQ Write 181 210
66.5 DQ Mixed 120 143
108% 165 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 168 155 157 171 171 MB/s
Read 413
Write 173
Mixed 228
SusWrite 166
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 41
148% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 132
119% 181 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 166 164 165 168 159 MB/s
Read 427
Write 180
Mixed 220
SusWrite 163
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 39.5
142% 51 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 111
108% 171 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 71 107 95 67 MB/s
Read 380
Write 217
Mixed 147
SusWrite 99.9
46% 211 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 36.7
119% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 99.4
DQ Mixed 118
94% 132 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,029,063 SSDs tested.

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Typical 535 Series 120GB Builds (Compare 24,861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,069

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