Average Bench: 77.8% (468th of 1016)

Based on 82 user benchmarks.  Model: CT120BX3 00SSD1

Good average bench

The Ct120bx3 0 120GB averaged 22.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Ct120bx3 0 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 132MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 33.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Ct120bx3 0 120GB is 58.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Ct120bx3 0 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 228MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 166MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 82 samples)
Min Avg Max
313 Read 430 517
148 Write 339 463
152 Mixed 354 497
96.6 SusWrite 228 402
75.7% 338 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 25.8 37
20 4K Write 64 139
16.6 4K Mixed 33.8 52.8
116% 41.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
78.8 DQ Read 166 265
61.7 DQ Write 209 347
23.8 DQ Mixed 132 239
115% 169 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M2CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 153 156 198 241 241 MB/s
Read 504
Write 442
Mixed 430
SusWrite 206
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 44.5
143% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 221
180% 248 MB/s
51GB free
Firmware: M2CR
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 228 225 225 232 231 MB/s
Read 464
Write 372
Mixed 407
SusWrite 231
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 74.3
4K Mixed 39.2
128% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 35.9
75% 150 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: 0105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 84 84 85 84 85 MB/s
Read 360
Write 308
Mixed 344
SusWrite 83.7
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 25.4
4K Mixed 19.7
64% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 52.9
DQ Write 45.2
DQ Mixed 49.9
37% 49.3 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,411,339 SSDs tested.

Typical 0 120GB Builds (Compare 130 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P55-UD6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Poor Total price: $570

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