Average Bench: 88.4% (287th of 1012)

Based on 28 user benchmarks.  Model: Intenso SSD SATAIII

Very good average bench

The Intenso SATAIII 960GB averaged just 11.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intenso SATAIII 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 107MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 282MB/s

Very poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intenso SATAIII 960GB is 77.2%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Intenso SATAIII 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 329MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 228MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 28 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 470 510
299 Write 397 448
9.2 Mixed 329 399
202 SusWrite 395 448
89.4% 398 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5 4K Read 24.2 37.2
5.2 4K Write 79.4 119
0.3 4K Mixed 29.1 54
116% 44.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
123 DQ Read 228 378
7 DQ Write 282 356
0.3 DQ Mixed 107 208
122% 206 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
573GB free
Firmware: N1114B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 402 416 424 419 431 MB/s
Read 508
Write 428
Mixed 317
SusWrite 417
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 43.6
157% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 200
172% 251 MB/s
797GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0423B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 421 432 436 436 436 436 MB/s
Read 504
Write 406
Mixed 354
SusWrite 433
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 28.9
141% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 42.3
83% 161 MB/s
132GB free
Firmware: S0423B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 422 423 420 423 425 MB/s
Read 484
Write 416
Mixed 380
SusWrite 424
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 28.1
119% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 45
94% 185 MB/s
176GB free
Firmware: S0423B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 449 442 440 442 442 442 MB/s
Read 489
Write 440
Mixed 390
SusWrite 443
99% 440 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 77.2
4K Mixed 29.1
117% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 0.4
53% 125 MB/s
312GB free
Firmware: N1114B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 397 402 419 410 396 MB/s
Read 447
Write 375
Mixed 286
SusWrite 404
85% 378 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 68.9
4K Mixed 31.4
107% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 195
163% 236 MB/s
708GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0423B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.1 5.2 248 415 425 440 MB/s
Read 503
Write 431
Mixed 379
SusWrite 256
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 88
4K Mixed 28.2
126% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 83
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 0.3
61% 140 MB/s
177GB free
Firmware: S0423B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 442 442 443 443 444 MB/s
Read 500
Write 439
Mixed 374
SusWrite 444
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 0.3
82% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 7
DQ Mixed 0.4
19% 49.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,945,238 SSDs tested.

Typical SATAIII 960GB Builds (Compare 12,360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $911

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