Average Bench: 48.1% (849th of 1026)

Based on 1,132 user benchmarks.  Model: HP SSD S600 120GB

Below average average bench

The HP S600 120GB averaged 51.9% 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 Random Read Speed 25.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 47.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP S600 120GB is 31%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the HP S600 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 90.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 82.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,132 samples)
Min Avg Max
241 Read 347 392
71.2 Write 260 451
27.6 Mixed 210 391
40.9 SusWrite 90.1 296
50.4% 227 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 25.4 32.4
19.3 4K Write 47.5 78.7
5.99 4K Mixed 15.5 24.7
83.6% 29.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
52 DQ Read 82.6 89.1
36.6 DQ Write 102 209
10.2 DQ Mixed 23.1 36.9
36.7% 69.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HC1106A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 164 134 133 114 103 MB/s
Read 356
Write 211
Mixed 283
SusWrite 138
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 44.9
4K Mixed 12.7
75% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 86.6
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 25.7
38% 70.8 MB/s
48GB free
Firmware: HC0809C1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 87 69 77 67 54 MB/s
Read 388
Write 186
Mixed 225
SusWrite 72.8
48% 218 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 37.2
4K Mixed 12.4
80% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 88.5
DQ Write 75.6
DQ Mixed 23.5
34% 62.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,437,736 SSDs tested.

Typical S600 120GB Builds (Compare 15,548 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 60%
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 9020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $335

Popular S600 120GB compatible motherboards:

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15 months ago.

Second unit to either completely die on me within a week or perform horribly at a mere 30 mb/s.... thats like half of a old school hard drive. Wtf

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