Average Bench: 69.9% (656th of 1058)

Based on 12,810 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31120GNTD

Above average average bench

The Gigabyte SSD 120GB averaged 30.0% 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 151MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte SSD 120GB is 48.4%. 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 107MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 269MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,810 samples)
Min Avg Max
311 Read 428 489
124 Write 269 381
129 Mixed 296 359
56.4 SusWrite 107 156
61.2% 275 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.5 4K Read 30.2 40.1
18.3 4K Write 68.5 92
2.96 4K Mixed 29.1 38.8
119% 42.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
69.6 DQ Read 222 268
31.9 DQ Write 238 321
17.6 DQ Mixed 151 199
135% 203 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 61.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 118 130 102 86 65 MB/s
Read 477
Write 224
Mixed 344
SusWrite 120
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 39.8
155% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 196
172% 253 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMP1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 84 83 85 83 83 MB/s
Read 435
Write 190
Mixed 331
SusWrite 118
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 78.9
4K Mixed 35.4
145% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 181
158% 234 MB/s
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 135 89 89 93 105 MB/s
Read 454
Write 226
Mixed 204
SusWrite 112
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 52.4
4K Mixed 28.8
85% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 186
166% 247 MB/s
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 79 92 42 68 68 MB/s
Read 428
Write 251
Mixed 227
SusWrite 85
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 37
4K Mixed 12.8
37% 16.8 MB/s
DQ Read 34.5
DQ Write 37
DQ Mixed 56.9
37% 42.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 57,591,321 SSDs tested.

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Workstation 29%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $467

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 Comments

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Excellent

22 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

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

14 days ago.

I Like Trusted Gaming Companys that make for the Community fast Solid State Technology like this one


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