Average Bench: 70.5% (641st of 1058)

Based on 150 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot Ignite M2

Good average bench

The Patriot Ignite M2 120GB averaged 29.5% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 86MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Ignite M2 120GB is 34%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Patriot Ignite M2 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 155MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 179MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 150 samples)
Min Avg Max
373 Read 477 526
64.4 Write 179 339
142 Mixed 244 313
93.7 SusWrite 155 202
58.2% 264 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 26.1 32.4
26 4K Write 70.4 109
11.2 4K Mixed 23.4 38.8
107% 40 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 DQ Read 249 322
54.2 DQ Write 176 295
11.2 DQ Mixed 86 138
98.4% 170 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 190 191 191 190 191 MB/s
Read 489
Write 194
Mixed 236
SusWrite 191
61% 277 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 92.8
4K Mixed 36.5
143% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 138
135% 217 MB/s
48GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 145 145 145 145 145 MB/s
Read 505
Write 193
Mixed 229
SusWrite 152
59% 270 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 35.6
117% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 117
112% 176 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,509,389 SSDs tested.

Typical Ignite M2 120GB Builds (Compare 421 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 50%
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A-G43 PLUS (MS-7970)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $658

Popular Ignite M2 120GB compatible motherboards:

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