Average Bench: 58.1% (787th of 1040)

Based on 210 user benchmarks.  Model: ALLIED SSD 120GB

Average average bench

The Allied 120GB 120GB averaged 41.9% 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 Random Read Speed 26.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 469MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Allied 120GB 120GB is 58.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Allied 120GB 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 98.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 24MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 210 samples)
Min Avg Max
372 Read 469 507
25.1 Write 285 433
28.5 Mixed 177 410
19.2 SusWrite 98.6 375
56.8% 257 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 26.6 41
11.1 4K Write 54.2 108
0.92 4K Mixed 17.2 31.6
91% 32.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
90 DQ Read 138 219
4.02 DQ Write 164 328
0.3 DQ Mixed 24 48.6
53.3% 109 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1205B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 67 60 61 51 52 MB/s
Read 503
Write 397
Mixed 420
SusWrite 85.9
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 25.9
118% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 40.4
84% 166 MB/s
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1205B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 70 67 68 75 68 MB/s
Read 500
Write 213
Mixed 158
SusWrite 75.3
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 78.4
4K Mixed 11.8
98% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 35
67% 132 MB/s
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1205B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 57 40 52 52 51 MB/s
Read 482
Write 82.7
Mixed 109
SusWrite 56.3
39% 182 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 11.5
85% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 51.8
DQ Mixed 30.6
40% 73.9 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1001A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 45 19 46 16 45 MB/s
Read 482
Write 404
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 54.5
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 19
4K Mixed 13.7
67% 19.5 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 3.7
DQ Mixed 0.2
14% 38.4 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1001A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 42 25 44 16 44 MB/s
Read 501
Write 431
Mixed 102
SusWrite 36.8
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 19.4
4K Mixed 1.8
54% 16.1 MB/s
DQ Read 99.9
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 1.3
41% 96.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 35,041,633 SSDs tested.

Typical 120GB 120GB Builds (Compare 1,628 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Biostar A320MH

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