Average Bench: 68.8% (610th of 1012)

Based on 518 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SMS200S3120G

Above average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow mS200 mSATA 120GB averaged 31.2% 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 159MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.1MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow mS200 mSATA 120GB is 35.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow mS200 mSATA 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sustained Write Speed 134MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 190MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 518 samples)
Min Avg Max
297 Read 347 441
145 Write 190 224
180 Mixed 231 265
91.9 SusWrite 134 197
50.2% 226 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 28.4 37
29 4K Write 67.4 100
17.6 4K Mixed 35.1 46
124% 43.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
94.6 DQ Read 198 246
123 DQ Write 181 222
42 DQ Mixed 159 205
128% 179 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 96 105 91 91 98 MB/s
Read 301
Write 147
Mixed 180
SusWrite 96.6
40% 181 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 36.3
123% 44 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 120
92% 124 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 541ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 112 118 110 99 103 MB/s
Read 326
Write 185
Mixed 202
SusWrite 113
46% 206 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 28
94% 31.2 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 170
136% 192 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.


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Typical SSDNow mS200 mSATA 120GB Builds (Compare 2,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
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Desktop 49%
Workstation 30%

Motherboard: MSI MS-16GF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 6% - Terrible Total price: $90

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