Average Bench: 74.8% (566th of 1058)

Based on 2,204 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2KW128G8, INTEL SS DSC2KW128G8

Good average bench

The Intel 545s Series 128GB averaged 25.2% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 135MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 545s Series 128GB is 34.4%. 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 123MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 192MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,204 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 470 515
126 Write 192 345
168 Mixed 215 303
79.1 SusWrite 123 137
55.1% 250 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 30.3 39.7
39.3 4K Write 72.5 108
22.9 4K Mixed 37.1 50.3
132% 46.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
141 DQ Read 212 275
90.7 DQ Write 131 160
41.9 DQ Mixed 135 182
110% 159 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 129 130 129 129 122 MB/s
Read 515
Write 95.5
Mixed 185
SusWrite 131
50% 231 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 46.8
172% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 121
104% 156 MB/s
81GB free
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 132 132 132 132 132 MB/s
Read 486
Write 162
Mixed 199
SusWrite 135
54% 246 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 74.3
4K Mixed 38.6
135% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 142
114% 161 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 133 124 120 158 127 MB/s
Read 250
Write 87.9
Mixed 328
SusWrite 129
45% 199 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 40.6
153% 53.9 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 186
136% 180 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 130 132 132 130 131 MB/s
Read 512
Write 192
Mixed 233
SusWrite 131
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 35
4K Mixed 28.8
100% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 33.4
DQ Mixed 53.6
46% 71 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 132 133 132 132 129 MB/s
Read 478
Write 221
Mixed 185
SusWrite 131
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 37.1
4K Mixed 26.9
91% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 34.5
DQ Mixed 53.1
46% 71.1 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 137 128 131 130 132 MB/s
Read 345
Write 130
Mixed 174
SusWrite 131
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 31.1
95% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 14
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 188
112% 113 MB/s
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Typical 545s Series 128GB Builds (Compare 67,053 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $692

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