Average Bench: 59.4% (721st of 1003)

Based on 106 user benchmarks.  Model: ALLIED SSD 120GB

Average average bench

The Allied 120GB 120GB averaged 40.6% 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 26.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 468MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Allied 120GB 120GB is 66.4%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Allied 120GB 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 120MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 24.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 106 samples)
Min Avg Max
384 Read 468 503
21.3 Write 279 430
28.5 Mixed 175 406
18.2 SusWrite 120 413
57.6% 261 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.7 4K Read 26.3 41.9
6.66 4K Write 54.2 108
0.23 4K Mixed 17.3 32.1
90.7% 32.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
90 DQ Read 136 205
3.83 DQ Write 176 331
0.3 DQ Mixed 24.7 48.1
55.2% 112 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1205B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 67 52 64 64 64 MB/s
Read 497
Write 278
Mixed 278
SusWrite 69.5
62% 281 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 22.2
113% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 35.1
79% 161 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1205B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 66 67 68 75 69 MB/s
Read 489
Write 395
Mixed 407
SusWrite 75.7
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 25.2
115% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 25.1
DQ Write 76.9
DQ Mixed 18.1
23% 40 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q1205B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 61 57 41 53 39 MB/s
Read 476
Write 376
Mixed 156
SusWrite 57.5
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 21.2
87% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 94.5
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 10.9
42% 91.2 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1001A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 46 23 44 23 44 MB/s
Read 497
Write 430
Mixed 30.3
SusWrite 56.5
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 20.8
4K Mixed 17.1
74% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 21.1
DQ Mixed 2
18% 44.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,729,423 SSDs tested.

Typical 120GB 120GB Builds (Compare 13,263 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $61

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $291

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