Average Bench: 69.8% (654th of 1058)

Based on 11,636 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 30.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte SSD 120GB is 47.3%. 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 274MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,636 samples)
Min Avg Max
305 Read 428 488
99.8 Write 274 386
105 Mixed 294 350
60.6 SusWrite 107 153
61.2% 275 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.6 4K Read 30.4 39.3
21.3 4K Write 66.3 90.1
12.1 4K Mixed 29 38.4
118% 41.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
71.9 DQ Read 224 270
32.3 DQ Write 241 325
21.7 DQ Mixed 155 201
138% 206 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
33GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 96 89 74 66 66 MB/s
Read 437
Write 341
Mixed 319
SusWrite 112
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 36.4
152% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 189
167% 247 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMP1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 106 40 60 40 47 MB/s
Read 405
Write 238
Mixed 308
SusWrite 70.2
57% 255 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 61.2
4K Mixed 26.3
107% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 58.2
DQ Mixed 19.8
50% 110 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 65 58 58 60 58 MB/s
Read 383
Write 257
Mixed 248
SusWrite 84.6
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 40.8
4K Mixed 18.5
82% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 77.4
DQ Mixed 92
68% 90.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 51,170,732 SSDs tested.

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $557

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 Comments

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Excellent

14 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.


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