Average Bench: 68.2% (660th of 1040)

Based on 1,222 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Above average average bench

The SSD 128GB averaged 31.8% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 129MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 128GB is 47.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 111MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 259MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,222 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 419 489
81 Write 259 395
75 Mixed 271 370
50.1 SusWrite 111 209
58.9% 265 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.4 4K Read 29.6 40.7
20.9 4K Write 66.9 92.8
9.1 4K Mixed 27.7 40.7
116% 41.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
49.4 DQ Read 207 269
22.4 DQ Write 226 332
6.57 DQ Mixed 129 203
121% 187 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: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 198 81 77 108 70 MB/s
Read 471
Write 322
Mixed 340
SusWrite 135
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 37.5
150% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 188
165% 245 MB/s
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1022A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 379 378 383 385 234 MB/s
Read 477
Write 383
Mixed 377
SusWrite 354
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 23.2
106% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 38.3
66% 127 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S1022A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 46 35 28 29 29 MB/s
Read 470
Write 401
Mixed 393
SusWrite 54.3
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 23.3
98% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 45.7
94% 185 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 104 52 53 52 53 MB/s
Read 292
Write 238
Mixed 227
SusWrite 82.6
47% 210 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 57.5
4K Mixed 25.8
104% 36.6 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 155
134% 195 MB/s
17GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 80 123 56 104 82 MB/s
Read 470
Write 155
Mixed 324
SusWrite 109
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 0.5
77% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 39.3
78% 157 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,954,880 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 128GB Builds (Compare 2,379 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $297

Popular SSD 128GB systems:

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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