Average Bench: 58.9% (799th of 1058)

Based on 328 user benchmarks.  Model: Colorful SL300 160GB

Average average bench

The Colorful SL300 160GB averaged 41.1% 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 22.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 63.8MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Colorful SL300 160GB is 57.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Colorful SL300 160GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 181MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 119MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 328 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 426 498
157 Write 323 437
12.6 Mixed 242 463
58.8 SusWrite 181 375
65.4% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.6 4K Read 22.1 34.9
5.14 4K Write 52.3 107
0.4 4K Mixed 15.3 34.8
80.7% 29.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30.9 DQ Read 119 181
13.8 DQ Write 176 327
0.7 DQ Mixed 63.8 188
71.8% 120 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW200717
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 356 356 340 351 349 MB/s
Read 424
Write 356
Mixed 297
SusWrite 344
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 7.6
86% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 13.6
65% 143 MB/s
139GB free
Firmware: S0729A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 80 80 79 79 80 MB/s
Read 496
Write 349
Mixed 167
SusWrite 97.3
61% 278 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 52.1
4K Mixed 28.9
122% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 16.8
47% 102 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S072
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 102 72 56 62 32 MB/s
Read 475
Write 367
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 83.7
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 1.3
77% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 143
DQ Write 253
DQ Mixed 6.9
59% 134 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FW200717
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 297 292 288 299 296 MB/s
Read 195
Write 307
Mixed 274
SusWrite 285
60% 265 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 34.1
4K Mixed 8.9
51% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 13.1
41% 87.7 MB/s
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0616B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 259 80 79 80 83 MB/s
Read 421
Write 18.5
Mixed 27.7
SusWrite 120
31% 147 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 14.9
4K Mixed 0.7
43% 12.7 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 1.3
65% 151 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,499,237 SSDs tested.

Typical SL300 160GB Builds (Compare 4,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $269

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