Average Bench: 63.2% (611th of 964)

Based on 86 user benchmarks.  Model: INTEL SSDSC2BW18

Above average average bench

The Intel SSDSC2BW18 180GB averaged 36.8% 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 Random Read Speed 24.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 66.8MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel SSDSC2BW18 180GB is 31.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel SSDSC2BW18 180GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 159MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 180MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 86 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 427 486
119 Write 180 247
170 Mixed 232 314
102 SusWrite 159 242
55.3% 250 MB/s
Min Avg Max
13.6 4K Read 24.6 34.2
25.8 4K Write 66.8 109
8.41 4K Mixed 17.3 35.6
94.8% 36.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 DQ Read 184 295
51.3 DQ Write 165 228
8.47 DQ Mixed 68 201
80.1% 139 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
88GB free
Firmware: DC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 141 153 157 157 161 MB/s
Read 319
Write 208
Mixed 225
SusWrite 156
51% 227 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 41.3
154% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 134
126% 199 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LF1i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 165 165 162 163 154 MB/s
Read 360
Write 172
Mixed 238
SusWrite 162
52% 233 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 60.9
4K Mixed 34.4
119% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 299
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 196
160% 229 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LB3i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 155 157 157 152 153 MB/s
Read 366
Write 158
Mixed 254
SusWrite 150
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 60.7
4K Mixed 33.5
115% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 203
164% 233 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: DC12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 167 181 173 178 171 MB/s
Read 312
Write 208
Mixed 216
SusWrite 174
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 63.3
4K Mixed 31.4
113% 40.3 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 138
131% 206 MB/s
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LF1i
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 165 161 164 172 164 MB/s
Read 320
Write 198
Mixed 236
SusWrite 167
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 30.7
106% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 210
162% 221 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,629,291 SSDs tested.

Typical SSDSC2BW18 180GB Builds (Compare 377 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Professional

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $923

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