Average Bench: 67.5% (688th of 1058)

Based on 2,558 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 650 120GB

Above average average bench

The Samsung 650 120GB averaged 32.4% 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 94.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 650 120GB is 43.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Samsung 650 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 108MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 73MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,558 samples)
Min Avg Max
349 Read 447 502
48.3 Write 346 421
86.4 Mixed 295 352
34.2 SusWrite 108 176
66.7% 299 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 28.8 35.7
15.5 4K Write 65.4 85
15.4 4K Mixed 33.7 43.4
122% 42.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
126 DQ Read 177 188
18.9 DQ Write 73 85.5
29.5 DQ Mixed 94.6 111
78.1% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT01B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 141 146 144 146 147 MB/s
Read 474
Write 407
Mixed 337
SusWrite 165
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 39.6
139% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 85.4
DQ Mixed 110
88% 127 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT01B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 67 62 59 62 60 MB/s
Read 493
Write 384
Mixed 342
SusWrite 85.8
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 82.7
4K Mixed 39.9
146% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 82.4
DQ Mixed 107
86% 124 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT01B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 31 29 29 27 28 MB/s
Read 466
Write 395
Mixed 327
SusWrite 75.2
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 40.3
147% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 84.6
DQ Mixed 110
88% 126 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT01B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 103 145 120 130 138 MB/s
Read 286
Write 309
Mixed 277
SusWrite 115
56% 247 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 28.2
102% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 78.9
DQ Mixed 60.3
57% 90.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,019,224 SSDs tested.

Typical 650 120GB Builds (Compare 11,373 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asus B85M-G - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $210

Popular 650 120GB compatible motherboards:

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