Average Bench: 71.5% (626th of 1058)

Based on 10,576 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31120GNTD

Good average bench

The Gigabyte SSD 120GB averaged 28.5% 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 155MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte SSD 120GB is 46.6%. 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 114MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 279MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,576 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 422 489
129 Write 279 386
100 Mixed 294 352
62.9 SusWrite 114 155
61.7% 277 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.64 4K Read 31.5 40.8
27.4 4K Write 69.4 90.5
11.1 4K Mixed 29.9 39.2
123% 43.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
55.3 DQ Read 226 272
24.5 DQ Write 244 325
20.2 DQ Mixed 155 197
139% 208 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 123 75 75 75 74 MB/s
Read 496
Write 428
Mixed 375
SusWrite 140
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 34.8
150% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 189
166% 245 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 92 83 75 81 73 MB/s
Read 465
Write 358
Mixed 332
SusWrite 125
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 35.1
151% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 203
175% 256 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 233 69 83 108 65 82 MB/s
Read 460
Write 237
Mixed 345
SusWrite 107
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 35.7
150% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 89.6
DQ Mixed 57.3
71% 131 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 114 126 54 64 64 MB/s
Read 402
Write 236
Mixed 295
SusWrite 109
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 26.2
99% 32.8 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 150
135% 204 MB/s
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 117 56 60 59 72 MB/s
Read 494
Write 112
Mixed 116
SusWrite 93.7
44% 204 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 15.4
96% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 98
DQ Mixed 177
130% 174 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,553,673 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $48

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 Comments

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Excellent

9 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

19 months ago.

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


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