Average Bench: 58.6% (749th of 1011)

Based on 143 user benchmarks.  Model: ALLIED SSD 120GB

Average average bench

The Allied 120GB 120GB averaged 41.3% 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 Random Read Speed 26.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 468MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Allied 120GB 120GB is 60.5%. 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 110MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 23.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 143 samples)
Min Avg Max
396 Read 468 504
24.3 Write 281 430
29.2 Mixed 171 407
18.8 SusWrite 110 408
56.9% 258 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 26.4 40.7
8.04 4K Write 53.5 107
0.34 4K Mixed 17.4 31.7
90.7% 32.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
68.6 DQ Read 134 205
3.8 DQ Write 168 329
0.3 DQ Mixed 23.9 48.6
53.4% 109 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0817B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 94 76 90 63 49 MB/s
Read 507
Write 420
Mixed 416
SusWrite 130
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 35.3
183% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 48.6
94% 184 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0817B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 71 60 59 73 70 MB/s
Read 445
Write 368
Mixed 221
SusWrite 102
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 42.7
4K Mixed 17.3
98% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 202
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 30.1
68% 141 MB/s
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1001A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 37 49 23 35 33 MB/s
Read 503
Write 432
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 54.1
56% 257 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 21.2
4K Mixed 14.5
71% 21 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 21.9
DQ Mixed 1.7
18% 45.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,849,350 SSDs tested.

Typical 120GB 120GB Builds (Compare 19,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $61

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $294

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