Average Bench: 58.8% (798th of 1058)

Based on 313 user benchmarks.  Model: Colorful SL300 160GB

Average average bench

The Colorful SL300 160GB averaged 41.2% 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 Random Read Speed 22MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 64.2MB/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 118MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 313 samples)
Min Avg Max
321 Read 427 498
158 Write 325 438
12.4 Mixed 245 463
58.5 SusWrite 181 377
65.6% 294 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.4 4K Read 22 34.7
5.1 4K Write 52.3 107
0.4 4K Mixed 15.2 34.9
80.5% 29.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.1 DQ Read 118 181
13.6 DQ Write 175 327
0.74 DQ Mixed 64.2 188
71.7% 119 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V6001c34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 208 213 186 185 205 MB/s
Read 417
Write 175
Mixed 217
SusWrite 198
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 33.7
124% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 134
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 165
124% 162 MB/s
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0729A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 78 79 64 38 36 MB/s
Read 486
Write 368
Mixed 192
SusWrite 102
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 26.9
101% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 19.6
52% 110 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V6001c34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 141 181 189 178 168 MB/s
Read 322
Write 179
Mixed 169
SusWrite 166
46% 209 MB/s
4K Read 10.8
4K Write 27.9
4K Mixed 15.2
51% 18 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 168
119% 151 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0729A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 37 45 44 40 40 MB/s
Read 444
Write 334
Mixed 159
SusWrite 46.3
54% 246 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 23.3
4K Mixed 10.3
59% 18.5 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 135
DQ Mixed 18.6
48% 100 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,497,681 SSDs tested.

Typical SL300 160GB Builds (Compare 3,738 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $269

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