Average Bench: 69% (647th of 1040)

Based on 8,384 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31120GNTD

Above average average bench

The Gigabyte SSD 120GB averaged 31.0% 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 147MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte SSD 120GB is 46.5%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Gigabyte SSD 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 108MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 280MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,384 samples)
Min Avg Max
300 Read 422 489
107 Write 280 384
113 Mixed 292 348
62.7 SusWrite 108 151
61.3% 276 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 29.8 39.6
15.9 4K Write 66.2 90.9
1.1 4K Mixed 28.3 38.7
116% 41.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
83.9 DQ Read 227 270
15.8 DQ Write 237 326
16.9 DQ Mixed 147 198
134% 204 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: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 73 64 64 64 63 MB/s
Read 481
Write 357
Mixed 351
SusWrite 101
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 35.9
153% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 185
165% 245 MB/s
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 46 87 67 50 65 MB/s
Read 465
Write 276
Mixed 319
SusWrite 80.2
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 76.6
4K Mixed 30.2
130% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 75.5
DQ Mixed 44.3
61% 117 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 91 78 92 60 MB/s
Read 447
Write 247
Mixed 125
SusWrite 78.6
49% 224 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 31.6
112% 39.6 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 179
156% 231 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,763,971 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Workstation 25%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $420

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 Comments

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Excellent

2 months ago.

Having never used an SSD before this is a great first SSD, especially considering other drives at this price point but claiming higher capacity are scams. This is perfect for convincing someone to switch to SSDs permanently without spending too much money.


Excellent

13 months ago.

Great ssd for its price. Read: 540, Write: 450 using SATA III.


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