Average Bench: 50.2% (855th of 1040)

Based on 1,224 user benchmarks.  Model: HP SSD S600 120GB

Average average bench

The HP S600 120GB averaged 49.8% 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 26.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 50.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the HP S600 120GB is 33.6%. 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 96.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 83.1MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 1,224 samples)
Min Avg Max
239 Read 350 397
83.1 Write 286 459
25.3 Mixed 228 393
36.9 SusWrite 96.2 305
53.5% 240 MB/s
Min Avg Max
15 4K Read 26.1 32.9
21.4 4K Write 50.5 87.2
9.95 4K Mixed 17.1 25.7
88.1% 31.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
49.8 DQ Read 83.1 89.2
37 DQ Write 111 209
10.5 DQ Mixed 24.4 37
38.7% 72.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HC0809C1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 178 66 83 80 68 MB/s
Read 382
Write 425
Mixed 384
SusWrite 128
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 19.6
96% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 85.2
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 35.4
58% 107 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HC0809C1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 36 52 36 47 38 MB/s
Read 342
Write 214
Mixed 109
SusWrite 47.2
39% 178 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 15.3
83% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 87.4
DQ Write 71.7
DQ Mixed 18.1
30% 59.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,804,221 SSDs tested.

Typical S600 120GB Builds (Compare 6,610 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 9020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $265

Popular S600 120GB compatible motherboards:

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18 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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