Average Bench: 69.9% (650th of 1058)

Based on 10,145 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31120GNTD

Above average average bench

The Gigabyte SSD 120GB averaged 30.1% 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 155MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte SSD 120GB is 48.9%. 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 109MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 275MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,145 samples)
Min Avg Max
291 Read 422 488
132 Write 275 379
106 Mixed 291 356
60 SusWrite 109 152
61% 274 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 30.1 40.8
18.5 4K Write 68.1 91.9
11.2 4K Mixed 29.5 39.3
119% 42.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
60.7 DQ Read 224 264
24.8 DQ Write 235 325
25.9 DQ Mixed 155 200
137% 204 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
86GB free
Firmware: SBFM91.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 428 433 431 434 431 427 MB/s
Read 398
Write 420
Mixed 321
SusWrite 430
89% 392 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 35.6
148% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 152
115% 155 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 316 110 80 65 63 65 MB/s
Read 418
Write 304
Mixed 309
SusWrite 116
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 35.5
152% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 186
162% 238 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 176 83 82 81 65 MB/s
Read 456
Write 154
Mixed 322
SusWrite 130
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 28.9
123% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 179
158% 235 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 124 75 57 82 50 MB/s
Read 38.7
Write 289
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 90.9
26% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 24.6
4K Mixed 35.2
59% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 283
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 193
177% 268 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,896,930 SSDs tested.

 Prices

OutletPCUS $2521 months
AmazonUS $339 days
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $64

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 Comments

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Excellent

5 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

16 months ago.

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


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