Average Bench: 71.7% (597th of 1037)

Based on 5,836 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31120GNTD

Good average bench

The Gigabyte SSD 120GB averaged 28.3% 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 153MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 30.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte SSD 120GB is 47%. 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 Write Speed 284MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,836 samples)
Min Avg Max
281 Read 428 485
137 Write 284 387
81.4 Mixed 293 354
57 SusWrite 115 198
62.3% 280 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 30.9 41
24.5 4K Write 69.4 91.4
8.36 4K Mixed 30 40.7
122% 43.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
86.3 DQ Read 234 289
31.6 DQ Write 242 329
14.9 DQ Mixed 153 204
138% 209 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 83 128 84 95 85 MB/s
Read 483
Write 409
Mixed 350
SusWrite 142
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 32.9
150% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 198
173% 256 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 386 127 84 83 82 83 MB/s
Read 457
Write 310
Mixed 330
SusWrite 141
69% 309 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 34.4
135% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 188
166% 246 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 114 78 77 78 78 MB/s
Read 374
Write 191
Mixed 306
SusWrite 131
56% 250 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 35.5
131% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 178
155% 229 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 53 61 65 68 43 MB/s
Read 472
Write 264
Mixed 312
SusWrite 69.4
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 28.7
114% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 26.6
71% 153 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 112 84 63 109 54 MB/s
Read 300
Write 194
Mixed 179
SusWrite 94.3
43% 192 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 37.3
4K Mixed 19.2
80% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 28.9
DQ Write 53.3
DQ Mixed 26
24% 36.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,609,663 SSDs tested.

 Prices

OutletPCUS $2514 months
AmazonUS $404 months
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Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $369

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 Comments

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Excellent

9 months ago.

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


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