Average Bench: 50.1% (841st of 1026)

Based on 7 user benchmarks.  Model: faspeed K3-120G

Average average bench

The Faspeed K3-120G 120GB averaged 49.8% 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. Sequential Read Speed 429MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 184MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Faspeed K3-120G 120GB is 45.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Faspeed K3-120G 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 94.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 20MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7 samples)
Min Avg Max
328 Read 429 491
75.2 Write 164 364
14 Mixed 126 409
39.7 SusWrite 94.1 175
44.5% 203 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.3 4K Read 18.1 22.2
0.7 4K Write 51.9 98.6
4.2 4K Mixed 10.2 19.8
67.9% 26.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
54.8 DQ Read 91.5 126
140 DQ Write 184 285
0.3 DQ Mixed 20 103
48.6% 98.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0120B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 174 178 181 179 178 MB/s
Read 491
Write 177
Mixed 199
SusWrite 175
57% 260 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 10.6
95% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 11.9
46% 99.1 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P0614B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 163 163 155 163 164 MB/s
Read 455
Write 166
Mixed 219
SusWrite 160
55% 250 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 48.6
4K Mixed 19.8
72% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 91.7
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 103
86% 121 MB/s
60GB free
Firmware: Q0120B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 60 88 76 52 64 MB/s
Read 469
Write 75.2
Mixed 15
SusWrite 75
34% 158 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 62
4K Mixed 9.5
74% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 87.8
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 0.7
37% 86.2 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0120B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 31 43 41 18 53 MB/s
Read 370
Write 71.7
Mixed 14.8
SusWrite 41.6
27% 125 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 9.9
85% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 81.1
DQ Write 79.4
DQ Mixed 0.7
22% 53.7 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0120B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 63 48 55 45 40 MB/s
Read 418
Write 158
Mixed 14.5
SusWrite 53.8
35% 161 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 53
4K Mixed 9.7
68% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 80.3
DQ Write 159
DQ Mixed 0.7
34% 80.1 MB/s

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,703,182 SSDs tested.

Typical K3-120G 120GB Builds (Compare 1,278 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-E

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $247

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