Average Bench: 72.5% (543rd of 1011)

Based on 2,979 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2BW120H6

Good average bench

The Intel 535 Series 120GB averaged 27.5% 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 35.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 535 Series 120GB is 33.9%. 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 185MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,979 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 373 434
128 Write 185 215
186 Mixed 225 249
82.3 SusWrite 142 176
51.3% 231 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 28.6 36.4
38.7 4K Write 80.5 113
22.3 4K Mixed 35.9 45.5
132% 48.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
105 DQ Read 191 216
125 DQ Write 179 207
58 DQ Mixed 119 143
107% 163 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
55GB free
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 160 177 171 172 182 MB/s
Read 399
Write 189
Mixed 230
SusWrite 169
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 40.2
145% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 119
113% 177 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 131 160 157 134 141 MB/s
Read 389
Write 196
Mixed 226
SusWrite 147
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 44.6
162% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 38.9
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 42.1
43% 67.8 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 114 102 84 58 64 MB/s
Read 320
Write 151
Mixed 227
SusWrite 89.6
44% 197 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 86.7
4K Mixed 41.3
146% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 111
108% 171 MB/s
57GB free
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 138 125 143 131 95 MB/s
Read 340
Write 181
Mixed 206
SusWrite 133
48% 215 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 32.4
114% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 142
123% 182 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,819,131 SSDs tested.

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Typical 535 Series 120GB Builds (Compare 29,686 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 87%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,037

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