Average Bench: 70% (646th of 1058)

Based on 1,256 user benchmarks.  Model: TCSUNBOW X3 120GB

Good average bench

The Tcsunbow X3 120GB averaged 29.9% 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 Random Read Speed 30.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 28.2MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Tcsunbow X3 120GB is 73.8%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Tcsunbow X3 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 146MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 258MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,256 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 449 513
86.5 Write 345 450
21.7 Mixed 258 432
40.8 SusWrite 146 400
66.7% 299 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.5 4K Read 30.5 43.4
10.5 4K Write 57.6 109
1.69 4K Mixed 28.2 55.7
113% 38.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
59.8 DQ Read 203 383
21 DQ Write 208 335
0.9 DQ Mixed 72.7 234
91.3% 161 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0720A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 159 150 150 148 152 MB/s
Read 519
Write 452
Mixed 446
SusWrite 178
89% 399 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 62
212% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 133
161% 283 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1211A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 47 43 35 38 36 MB/s
Read 502
Write 420
Mixed 200
SusWrite 83.4
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 9.5
90% 29.3 MB/s
DQ Read 218
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 17.9
55% 122 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0628A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 35 37 38 39 34 MB/s
Read 472
Write 246
Mixed 143
SusWrite 41.6
49% 226 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 40
4K Mixed 8.5
74% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 63.3
DQ Write 82.1
DQ Mixed 14.6
27% 53.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,183,228 SSDs tested.

Typical X3 120GB Builds (Compare 36,921 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock B450M Pro4 - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $548

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