Average Bench: 75.8% (505th of 1016)

Based on 1,278 user benchmarks.  Models: INTEL SSDSC2KW128G8, INTEL SS DSC2KW128G8

Good average bench

The Intel 545s Series 128GB averaged 24.2% 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 136MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 37.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel 545s Series 128GB is 38%. 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 126MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 195MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,278 samples)
Min Avg Max
359 Read 465 514
129 Write 195 344
170 Mixed 224 344
92.9 SusWrite 126 136
55.8% 253 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.4 4K Read 31.2 40.5
35.9 4K Write 76.4 115
23.1 4K Mixed 37.8 50
136% 48.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.4 DQ Read 203 265
79.9 DQ Write 128 160
43.1 DQ Mixed 136 180
109% 156 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 131 130 132 132 132 MB/s
Read 518
Write 172
Mixed 199
SusWrite 131
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 47.5
180% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 145
115% 163 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF004C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 130 131 134 134 133 MB/s
Read 505
Write 206
Mixed 246
SusWrite 132
60% 273 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 46.3
152% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 143
121% 180 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 97 99 99 99 99 MB/s
Read 467
Write 173
Mixed 158
SusWrite 97.1
49% 224 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 31
108% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 115
101% 154 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 105 106 106 107 106 MB/s
Read 358
Write 196
Mixed 233
SusWrite 104
50% 223 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 55.7
4K Mixed 32.9
115% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 36.4
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 45.9
43% 64.9 MB/s
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Typical 545s Series 128GB Builds (Compare 25,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: Gigabyte X470 AORUS ULTRA GAMING - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $603

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