Average Bench: 68.5% (625th of 1016)

Based on 535 user benchmarks.  Model: KINGSTON SMS200S3120G

Above average average bench

The Kingston SSDNow mS200 mSATA 120GB averaged 31.5% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 159MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Kingston SSDNow mS200 mSATA 120GB is 34.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Kingston SSDNow mS200 mSATA 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 132MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 188MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 535 samples)
Min Avg Max
297 Read 344 419
141 Write 188 221
179 Mixed 230 259
86.8 SusWrite 132 176
49.7% 223 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.5 4K Read 28.4 36.2
29.1 4K Write 67.5 97.8
18.2 4K Mixed 35 45.6
124% 43.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
94.8 DQ Read 199 246
124 DQ Write 181 219
42 DQ Mixed 159 204
128% 180 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 541ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 114 121 147 145 114 MB/s
Read 343
Write 196
Mixed 222
SusWrite 129
50% 223 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 31.5
103% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 175
139% 194 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,396,225 SSDs tested.

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Typical SSDNow mS200 mSATA 120GB Builds (Compare 2,268 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
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Workstation
Workstation 30%
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Motherboard: MSI MS-16GF

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

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