Average Bench: 75.9% (523rd of 1040)

Based on 1,965 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2KW128G8, INTEL SS DSC2KW128G8

Good average bench

The Intel 545s Series 128GB averaged 24.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel 545s Series 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 137MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 38.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 545s Series 128GB is 36.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel 545s Series 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 124MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 195MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,965 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 471 516
127 Write 195 372
164 Mixed 221 331
74.8 SusWrite 124 136
55.7% 253 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21 4K Read 31 40.2
36.8 4K Write 75.7 110
24 4K Mixed 38.1 49.9
136% 48.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
104 DQ Read 209 271
86.6 DQ Write 129 158
46.9 DQ Mixed 137 182
111% 158 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 130 131 131 132 132 MB/s
Read 513
Write 254
Mixed 245
SusWrite 134
63% 286 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 43.4
165% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 140
113% 162 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 126 127 127 128 128 MB/s
Read 502
Write 206
Mixed 238
SusWrite 127
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 47.2
159% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 148
123% 181 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 94 102 90 83 71 MB/s
Read 430
Write 133
Mixed 192
SusWrite 94.8
47% 212 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 54.4
4K Mixed 27.9
97% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 148
117% 164 MB/s
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 129 129 129 127 128 MB/s
Read 451
Write 157
Mixed 186
SusWrite 128
51% 231 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 42.8
4K Mixed 22.4
81% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 146
119% 170 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 35,036,156 SSDs tested.

Typical 545s Series 128GB Builds (Compare 42,162 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $63

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $495

Popular 545s Series 128GB compatible motherboards:

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