Average Bench: 90% (299th of 1037)

Based on 932 user benchmarks.  Model: GIGABYTE GP-GSM2NE8128GNTD

Excellent average bench

The Gigabyte NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB averaged just 9.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Gigabyte NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 225MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 31MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Gigabyte NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB is 65.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Gigabyte NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 160MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 348MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 932 samples)
Min Avg Max
219 Read 611 843
109 Write 348 542
145 Mixed 419 584
81.1 SusWrite 160 298
85.4% 385 MB/s
Min Avg Max
3.85 4K Read 31 43.9
44.8 4K Write 84.4 115
5.1 4K Mixed 35.7 51.2
138% 50.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
170 DQ Read 328 361
109 DQ Write 297 526
117 DQ Mixed 225 354
193% 283 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8TM14.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 461 465 375 117 88 89 MB/s
Read 673
Write 468
Mixed 516
SusWrite 266
107% 481 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 48.8
183% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 458
DQ Mixed 338
274% 383 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8TM52.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 92 68 69 61 134 MB/s
Read 646
Write 575
Mixed 596
SusWrite 147
110% 491 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 52
196% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 570
DQ Mixed 364
304% 431 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8TM14.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 122 153 101 94 111 MB/s
Read 807
Write 456
Mixed 280
SusWrite 124
92% 417 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 88.8
4K Mixed 47.2
140% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 141
139% 227 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8TM52.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 109 130 80 78 112 MB/s
Read 446
Write 117
Mixed 178
SusWrite 98.9
46% 210 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 27.4
116% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 122
99% 142 MB/s
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Typical NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB Builds (Compare 32,004 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $498

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