Average Bench: 71.5% (570th of 1012)

Based on 3,518 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2BW120H6

Good average bench

The Intel 535 Series 120GB averaged 28.4% 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 119MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 535 Series 120GB is 33.3%. 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 140MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 186MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,518 samples)
Min Avg Max
301 Read 370 425
140 Write 186 215
175 Mixed 221 248
74.3 SusWrite 140 175
50.9% 229 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.7 4K Read 28.5 36.4
35 4K Write 78.5 110
20.9 4K Mixed 35.5 45.3
130% 47.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
65.7 DQ Read 189 216
110 DQ Write 176 208
55.7 DQ Mixed 119 144
107% 161 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
69GB free
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 212 211 213 211 213 MB/s
Read 429
Write 217
Mixed 247
SusWrite 206
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 81.6
4K Mixed 38.1
137% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 207
DQ Mixed 149
128% 189 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 175 178 178 169 174 MB/s
Read 372
Write 199
Mixed 234
SusWrite 172
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 42.8
153% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 144
120% 173 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 147 158 156 162 151 MB/s
Read 386
Write 202
Mixed 218
SusWrite 156
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 31.1
104% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 189
DQ Mixed 131
117% 178 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 155 131 158 176 170 MB/s
Read 351
Write 205
Mixed 228
SusWrite 158
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 31.8
106% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 142
124% 185 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 132 93 115 125 106 MB/s
Read 364
Write 201
Mixed 236
SusWrite 110
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 51.7
4K Mixed 31.7
109% 36.8 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 120
112% 173 MB/s
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Typical 535 Series 120GB Builds (Compare 33,842 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,150

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