Average Bench: 66% (707th of 1058)

Based on 2,447 user benchmarks.  Model: SSD

Above average average bench

The SSD 128GB averaged 33.9% 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 116MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SSD 128GB is 49.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SSD 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 120MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 264MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,447 samples)
Min Avg Max
288 Read 404 486
77.2 Write 264 400
60.1 Mixed 266 370
45.5 SusWrite 120 302
58.6% 264 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12 4K Read 28.1 40.5
26 4K Write 66.8 96.3
3.74 4K Mixed 25.8 40.6
111% 40.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.9 DQ Read 188 273
35.9 DQ Write 218 326
8.76 DQ Mixed 116 198
112% 174 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
56GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 79 81 140 82 81 MB/s
Read 461
Write 243
Mixed 320
SusWrite 113
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 37.9
158% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 185
162% 239 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 153 83 82 83 82 MB/s
Read 466
Write 143
Mixed 328
SusWrite 136
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 36.3
144% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 154
126% 178 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMBB.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 247 160 103 55 62 89 MB/s
Read 399
Write 342
Mixed 262
SusWrite 119
63% 280 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 34
125% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 162
141% 208 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 73 69 63 61 63 MB/s
Read 422
Write 333
Mixed 96
SusWrite 71.2
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 20
4K Mixed 23.1
71% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 1.3
48% 114 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 85 78 64 1.4 3.6 MB/s
Read 453
Write 338
Mixed 340
SusWrite 66.4
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 18.5
4K Mixed 27.9
54% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 88.3
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 183
130% 161 MB/s
14GB free
Firmware: SBFCE1A2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 65 65 38 36 65 MB/s
Read 298
Write 77.1
Mixed 89
SusWrite 55.8
28% 130 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 37.9
4K Mixed 5
58% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 57.5
DQ Write 55.3
DQ Mixed 38.1
34% 50.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,259,291 SSDs tested.

Typical SSD 128GB Builds (Compare 3,908 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: HP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $297

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