Average Bench: 69% (564th of 980)

Based on 77 user benchmarks.  Model: Patriot Ignite M2

Above average average bench

The Patriot Ignite M2 120GB averaged 31.0% 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 26.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 75.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Patriot Ignite M2 120GB is 32.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Patriot Ignite M2 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 173MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 182MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 77 samples)
Min Avg Max
421 Read 499 527
65 Write 182 355
180 Mixed 268 406
76.7 SusWrite 173 344
62% 280 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.5 4K Read 26.4 32.3
41.3 4K Write 75.3 107
10.3 4K Mixed 17 35.5
102% 39.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.5 DQ Read 211 321
62.7 DQ Write 176 225
11 DQ Mixed 57.6 141
80.2% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 192 180 126 156 151 MB/s
Read 490
Write 198
Mixed 229
SusWrite 166
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 38.9
153% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 137
128% 202 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 156 160 161 164 162 MB/s
Read 461
Write 192
Mixed 222
SusWrite 159
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 34.2
135% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 44.4
DQ Mixed 136
110% 165 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 182 192 192 192 192 MB/s
Read 486
Write 194
Mixed 228
SusWrite 189
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 59.2
4K Mixed 29.7
108% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 135
133% 217 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 186 191 192 192 192 MB/s
Read 488
Write 196
Mixed 225
SusWrite 188
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 29.8
108% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 135
133% 215 MB/s
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 123 101 113 95 95 MB/s
Read 454
Write 195
Mixed 219
SusWrite 109
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 35.3
107% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 133
132% 215 MB/s
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 159 144 129 144 130 MB/s
Read 488
Write 195
Mixed 182
SusWrite 143
55% 252 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 50.3
4K Mixed 27.1
80% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 136
133% 215 MB/s
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Typical Ignite M2 120GB Builds (Compare 1,972 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $983

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