Average Bench: 68% (681st of 1058)

Based on 2,312 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 650 120GB

Above average average bench

The Samsung 650 120GB averaged 32.0% 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 94.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Samsung 650 120GB is 40.2%. 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 112MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 72.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,312 samples)
Min Avg Max
345 Read 448 502
59 Write 343 428
82.1 Mixed 293 352
30.3 SusWrite 112 176
66.6% 299 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20 4K Read 29.1 35.4
18.1 4K Write 65.5 85.1
16.3 4K Mixed 33.8 43.4
122% 42.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
123 DQ Read 177 188
18.9 DQ Write 72.7 85.4
28.2 DQ Mixed 94.3 111
77.9% 115 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: FXT01B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 146 143 144 144 144 MB/s
Read 504
Write 426
Mixed 351
SusWrite 168
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 85.7
4K Mixed 43.7
155% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 85.5
DQ Mixed 110
88% 126 MB/s
30GB free
Firmware: FXT01B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 145 145 145 144 145 MB/s
Read 488
Write 373
Mixed 346
SusWrite 167
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 39.9
146% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 82.7
DQ Mixed 110
88% 126 MB/s
90GB free
Firmware: FXT01B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 138 140 141 142 141 MB/s
Read 499
Write 408
Mixed 338
SusWrite 169
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 78.1
4K Mixed 38.8
140% 49.7 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 84.8
DQ Mixed 110
88% 126 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT01B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 132 125 99 93 87 MB/s
Read 503
Write 435
Mixed 321
SusWrite 127
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 40.9
148% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 83
DQ Mixed 106
85% 122 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT01B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 10 8.1 7.2 7.6 8.6 9.3 MB/s
Read 326
Write 19.6
Mixed 30.1
SusWrite 8.5
20% 96 MB/s
4K Read 6.4
4K Write 10.6
4K Mixed 9.4
27% 8.8 MB/s
DQ Read 125
DQ Write 8.6
DQ Mixed 15.7
24% 49.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,295,618 SSDs tested.

Typical 650 120GB Builds (Compare 41,244 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $297

Popular 650 120GB systems:

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