Average Bench: 72.2% (563rd of 1016)

Based on 1,987 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31120GNTD

Good average bench

The Gigabyte SSD 120GB averaged 27.8% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 159MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte SSD 120GB is 43.6%. 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 115MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 291MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,987 samples)
Min Avg Max
277 Read 427 488
141 Write 291 380
84.7 Mixed 291 347
61.3 SusWrite 115 152
62.6% 281 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.48 4K Read 31.2 40
23.8 4K Write 70.8 99
15.2 4K Mixed 29.8 38
123% 43.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
107 DQ Read 230 285
48 DQ Write 258 324
26.6 DQ Mixed 159 198
143% 216 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 313 51 86 53 84 MB/s
Read 473
Write 344
Mixed 312
SusWrite 138
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 37.8
162% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 195
171% 253 MB/s
89GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 141 39 73 83 75 MB/s
Read 472
Write 297
Mixed 325
SusWrite 128
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 36
150% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 196
171% 250 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM11.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 69 78 71 71 72 MB/s
Read 468
Write 220
Mixed 322
SusWrite 85.1
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 33.6
140% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 187
168% 252 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 168 167 107 69 52 MB/s
Read 394
Write 254
Mixed 284
SusWrite 116
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 34.8
147% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 154
134% 199 MB/s
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 159 114 112 67 70 MB/s
Read 486
Write 348
Mixed 262
SusWrite 116
67% 303 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 34.2
123% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 243
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 181
162% 242 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 86 78 92 81 62 MB/s
Read 432
Write 351
Mixed 300
SusWrite 95.6
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 29
131% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 30.5
79% 167 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 78 71 72 71 71 MB/s
Read 405
Write 258
Mixed 298
SusWrite 106
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 60.4
4K Mixed 28.8
113% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 176
146% 210 MB/s
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Gaming 18%
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Desktop 56%
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Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-A320M-S2H-CF - $55

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $202

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1 month ago.

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


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