Average Bench: 71.8% (572nd of 1016)

Based on 3,558 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2BW120H6

Good average bench

The Intel 535 Series 120GB averaged 28.2% 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 35.6MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 535 Series 120GB is 33.2%. 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 3,558 samples)
Min Avg Max
301 Read 371 428
135 Write 186 216
174 Mixed 222 248
70.5 SusWrite 140 177
50.9% 229 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 28.6 36.2
32.4 4K Write 79 110
21.9 4K Mixed 35.6 45.3
131% 47.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
106 DQ Read 193 216
118 DQ Write 178 209
62.5 DQ Mixed 120 145
108% 164 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
27GB free
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 158 151 130 179 170 MB/s
Read 397
Write 170
Mixed 244
SusWrite 158
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 39.8
161% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 121
114% 178 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 168 164 155 142 134 MB/s
Read 381
Write 194
Mixed 245
SusWrite 153
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 42.3
157% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 124
112% 172 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 163 164 155 162 143 MB/s
Read 439
Write 176
Mixed 232
SusWrite 157
55% 251 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 76
4K Mixed 39.8
141% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 122
114% 176 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 165 170 179 189 187 MB/s
Read 423
Write 189
Mixed 202
SusWrite 178
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 41.2
150% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 34
DQ Write 98.1
DQ Mixed 42.2
39% 58.1 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 174 159 143 132 181 MB/s
Read 355
Write 200
Mixed 225
SusWrite 157
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 38.9
150% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 124
102% 147 MB/s
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 149 162 162 145 153 MB/s
Read 344
Write 172
Mixed 212
SusWrite 154
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 29.1
121% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 117
111% 173 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 178 181 168 159 171 MB/s
Read 379
Write 218
Mixed 233
SusWrite 172
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 57.1
4K Mixed 31.9
114% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 137
112% 157 MB/s
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 109 101 125 61 74 MB/s
Read 324
Write 121
Mixed 224
SusWrite 97
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 30
140% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 135
107% 146 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 37 43 49 41 MB/s
Read 311
Write 116
Mixed 119
SusWrite 44.9
32% 148 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 31.3
96% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 51.3
72% 132 MB/s
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Typical 535 Series 120GB Builds (Compare 35,339 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 74%
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Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,080

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