Average Bench: 109% (210th of 1058)

Based on 179 user benchmarks.  Model: NVMe GIGABYTE GP-GSM2

Outstanding average bench

The Nvme GIGABYTE GP-GSM2 128GB averaged 8.9% higher 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 283MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 112MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvme GIGABYTE GP-GSM2 128GB is 123%. 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 193MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 379MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 179 samples)
Min Avg Max
193 Read 775 1,426
121 Write 379 583
181 Mixed 473 749
83.7 SusWrite 193 341
101% 455 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5.3 4K Read 34 54.2
55.5 4K Write 112 194
7.4 4K Mixed 43.5 73.9
166% 63.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
148 DQ Read 330 494
111 DQ Write 349 586
113 DQ Mixed 283 468
229% 321 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 247 268 176 217 133 MB/s
Read 1,420
Write 550
Mixed 732
SusWrite 235
162% 734 MB/s
4K Read 55.6
4K Write 191
4K Mixed 74.1
280% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 492
DQ Write 556
DQ Mixed 466
367% 505 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8TM14.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 298 102 92 87 85 MB/s
Read 806
Write 458
Mixed 576
SusWrite 186
112% 506 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 83.3
4K Mixed 46.9
165% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 352
DQ Write 454
DQ Mixed 344
276% 384 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8TM14.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 180 131 102 85 90 MB/s
Read 796
Write 463
Mixed 573
SusWrite 140
109% 493 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 92.3
4K Mixed 45.5
170% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 457
DQ Mixed 341
276% 386 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8TM14.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 180 153 145 177 150 MB/s
Read 490
Write 188
Mixed 444
SusWrite 166
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 39.9
154% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 200
161% 227 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 101 89 119 121 90 MB/s
Read 916
Write 124
Mixed 181
SusWrite 107
71% 332 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 10.4
114% 43.3 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 164
128% 181 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EDFM00.5 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 290 145 123 126 124 MB/s
Read 677
Write 502
Mixed 611
SusWrite 216
112% 501 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 23.2
4K Mixed 14.7
58% 18.6 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 89.5
DQ Mixed 99.3
74% 99.3 MB/s
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8TM52.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 103 133 46 23 53 MB/s
Read 421
Write 133
Mixed 181
SusWrite 78.8
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 13.2
82% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 82.2
DQ Mixed 104
80% 112 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,208,176 SSDs tested.

Typical GIGABYTE GP-GSM2 128GB Builds (Compare 933 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Inspiron 3580

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