Average Bench: 76.1% (553rd of 1071)

Based on 2,701 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2KW128G8, INTEL SS DSC2KW128G8

Good average bench

The Intel 545s Series 128GB averaged 23.9% 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 142MB/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 33.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel 545s Series 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 124MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 200MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,701 samples)
Min Avg Max
383 Read 472 514
129 Write 200 360
170 Mixed 221 331
80.5 SusWrite 124 137
56.1% 255 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 4K Read 30.9 38.7
38.2 4K Write 73.9 107
24.6 4K Mixed 38.1 50.6
135% 47.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
188 DQ Read 219 287
95 DQ Write 133 174
79 DQ Mixed 142 184
115% 165 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 131 132 132 132 132 MB/s
Read 509
Write 141
Mixed 203
SusWrite 134
54% 247 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 48
186% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 145
116% 164 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 130 131 130 131 131 MB/s
Read 382
Write 130
Mixed 188
SusWrite 134
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 35
130% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 142
113% 160 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 57 38 57 44 55 MB/s
Read 460
Write 124
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 53.1
40% 184 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 35.3
122% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 53.8
DQ Mixed 58.2
63% 109 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 117 84 114 98 31 MB/s
Read 490
Write 199
Mixed 7.9
SusWrite 93.4
43% 198 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 37.4
92% 23 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 63,158,347 SSDs tested.

Typical 545s Series 128GB Builds (Compare 574 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock A320M-DVS R4.0

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $391

Popular 545s Series 128GB compatible motherboards:

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