Average Bench: 96.3% (234th of 1037)

Based on 108 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe GIGABYTE GP-GSM2

Excellent average bench

The Nvme GIGABYTE GP-GSM2 128GB averaged just 3.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Nvme GIGABYTE GP-GSM2 128GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 251MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 103MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme GIGABYTE GP-GSM2 128GB is 109%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Nvme GIGABYTE GP-GSM2 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 181MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 359MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 108 samples)
Min Avg Max
175 Read 637 1,124
113 Write 359 552
187 Mixed 436 640
80.7 SusWrite 181 342
89.6% 403 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.98 4K Read 31 47.7
54.6 4K Write 103 189
5.74 4K Mixed 38.3 65.7
150% 57.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
130 DQ Read 304 444
110 DQ Write 320 555
117 DQ Mixed 251 428
206% 291 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
79GB free
Firmware: 00.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 520 489 150 151 150 MB/s
Read 742
Write 562
Mixed 614
SusWrite 324
125% 560 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 224
4K Mixed 71.2
278% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 419
DQ Write 571
DQ Mixed 410
333% 467 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 542 548 311 126 126 127 MB/s
Read 1,179
Write 523
Mixed 680
SusWrite 297
148% 670 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 54.5
187% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 486
DQ Write 552
DQ Mixed 462
364% 500 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8TM14.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 214 182 201 179 172 MB/s
Read 710
Write 458
Mixed 321
SusWrite 193
93% 421 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 39.6
125% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 135
151% 258 MB/s
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8TM14.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 112 136 115 100 120 MB/s
Read 654
Write 467
Mixed 514
SusWrite 133
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 31.1
116% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 463
DQ Mixed 336
274% 385 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,577,163 SSDs tested.

Typical GIGABYTE GP-GSM2 128GB Builds (Compare 414 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3580

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