Average Bench: 72.8% (524th of 1003)

Based on 2,745 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 116MB/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 141MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 184MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,745 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 376 433
122 Write 184 216
177 Mixed 225 248
82.2 SusWrite 141 177
51.4% 231 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.3 4K Read 28.8 36.3
38.8 4K Write 81.6 117
22.5 4K Mixed 36.1 46.1
133% 48.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
102 DQ Read 190 216
110 DQ Write 176 208
51.9 DQ Mixed 116 143
106% 161 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: RG20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 213 213 213 212 213 MB/s
Read 468
Write 210
Mixed 258
SusWrite 212
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 41.7
150% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 148
129% 192 MB/s
26GB free
Firmware: RG20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 155 137 163 167 167 MB/s
Read 408
Write 201
Mixed 220
SusWrite 157
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 42.6
156% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 130
118% 181 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 111 132 112 128 109 MB/s
Read 391
Write 210
Mixed 213
SusWrite 120
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 45
164% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 136
114% 168 MB/s
7GB free
Firmware: RG20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 112 59 37 132 104 MB/s
Read 290
Write 90
Mixed 257
SusWrite 95.7
41% 183 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 42.3
160% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 120
114% 180 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 124 131 128 119 134 MB/s
Read 296
Write 164
Mixed 188
SusWrite 129
43% 194 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 86.6
4K Mixed 33
120% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 76.9
81% 132 MB/s
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Typical 535 Series 120GB Builds (Compare 27,513 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $914

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