Average Bench: 62.3% (773rd of 1069)

Based on 596 user benchmarks.  Model: R5SL120G

Above average average bench

The R5SL120G 120GB averaged 37.7% 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 24.8MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 66.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the R5SL120G 120GB is 51.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the R5SL120G 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 138MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 127MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 596 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 427 507
84.7 Write 311 426
32 Mixed 256 391
40.7 SusWrite 138 375
63% 283 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.6 4K Read 24.8 34.7
15.5 4K Write 66.9 111
0.9 4K Mixed 19.2 41.4
97.6% 37 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32 DQ Read 127 206
23.7 DQ Write 228 342
1 DQ Mixed 42.9 137
70.6% 133 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1026A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 87 71 50 50 50 MB/s
Read 502
Write 387
Mixed 381
SusWrite 76.2
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 79
4K Mixed 41.2
140% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 65.5
DQ Mixed 19.8
41% 86.3 MB/s
37GB free
Firmware: S1211A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 381 140 50 48 48 49 MB/s
Read 422
Write 359
Mixed 302
SusWrite 119
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 20.3
121% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 92.7
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 26.3
75% 153 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1211A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 115 31 36 36 35 MB/s
Read 435
Write 368
Mixed 306
SusWrite 73.6
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 18.8
106% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 85
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 27.2
73% 147 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0412A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 32 37 41 34 34 MB/s
Read 431
Write 384
Mixed 39
SusWrite 49.6
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 20.8
4K Write 16.9
4K Mixed 16.9
62% 18.2 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 14.4
73% 160 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 60,764,939 SSDs tested.

Typical R5SL120G 120GB Builds (Compare 626 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $545

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