Average Bench: 69.4% (609th of 1016)

Based on 1,762 user benchmarks.  Model: Samsung SSD 650 120GB

Above average average bench

The Samsung 650 120GB averaged 30.5% 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 Random Read Speed 29.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.1MB/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 74.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,762 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 453 503
72.4 Write 355 422
99.6 Mixed 303 351
42.6 SusWrite 112 174
68.2% 306 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 4K Read 29.8 36.2
22.9 4K Write 68.8 84.8
17.4 4K Mixed 35.1 43.5
126% 44.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.7 DQ Read 167 189
23.9 DQ Write 74.5 85.4
30.5 DQ Mixed 92.1 111
75.8% 111 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
61GB free
Firmware: FXT01B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 143 140 141 141 141 MB/s
Read 507
Write 389
Mixed 334
SusWrite 166
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 44.3
158% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 82.1
DQ Mixed 108
87% 125 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT01B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 42 43 44 38 44 MB/s
Read 486
Write 383
Mixed 336
SusWrite 81.1
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 39
142% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 81.8
DQ Mixed 107
86% 125 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FXT01B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 43 40 41 43 42 MB/s
Read 307
Write 52.8
Mixed 64
SusWrite 41.8
25% 116 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 21.1
4K Mixed 17.9
68% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 18
DQ Mixed 41.4
45% 79.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,382,368 SSDs tested.

Typical 650 120GB Builds (Compare 5,465 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: MSI B85M-E45 (MS-7817) - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $491

Popular 650 120GB compatible motherboards:

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