Average Bench: 49.1% (834th of 1016)

Based on 801 user benchmarks.  Model: HP SSD S600 120GB

Below average average bench

The HP S600 120GB averaged 50.9% 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 25MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 46.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP S600 120GB is 37.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the HP S600 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 110MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 83MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 801 samples)
Min Avg Max
255 Read 347 391
72.7 Write 266 458
29.6 Mixed 220 391
37.7 SusWrite 110 339
52.4% 235 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.5 4K Read 25 32.6
12.9 4K Write 46.2 75.6
5.35 4K Mixed 15.8 24.8
82.6% 29 MB/s
Min Avg Max
46 DQ Read 83 88.9
35.4 DQ Write 109 209
11.7 DQ Mixed 24 37.3
38.3% 72.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HC0810H1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 75 70 40 60 50 MB/s
Read 384
Write 84.8
Mixed 202
SusWrite 61.8
40% 183 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 52.1
4K Mixed 16
93% 32.6 MB/s
DQ Read 85.8
DQ Write 70.1
DQ Mixed 18.2
30% 58 MB/s
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HC07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 49 43 51 48 33 47 MB/s
Read 301
Write 290
Mixed 149
SusWrite 45
44% 196 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 21.7
4K Mixed 9
51% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 82.8
DQ Write 29.1
DQ Mixed 22.7
26% 44.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,397,769 SSDs tested.

Typical S600 120GB Builds (Compare 2,422 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 104%
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 77%

Motherboard: Asrock X470 Gaming K4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,080

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9 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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