Average Bench: 51.2% (851st of 1040)

Based on 21 user benchmarks.  Model: SemsoTai 120GB

Average average bench

The Semsotai 120GB 120GB averaged 48.7% 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 23.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 429MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Semsotai 120GB 120GB is 61.1%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Semsotai 120GB 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 109MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 150MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 21 samples)
Min Avg Max
303 Read 429 508
1.5 Write 238 436
7 Mixed 150 380
2.9 SusWrite 109 369
51.1% 232 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.3 4K Read 23.9 33.7
0.1 4K Write 39.5 95.6
0.1 4K Mixed 13.3 35.4
74.2% 25.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29.2 DQ Read 112 206
3.9 DQ Write 167 340
1.3 DQ Mixed 52.8 138
64.3% 111 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: VA001C38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 271 66 75 66 42 60 MB/s
Read 440
Write 374
Mixed 344
SusWrite 96.6
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 32.9
118% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 135
120% 174 MB/s
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0330B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 26 40 31 35 44 MB/s
Read 475
Write 431
Mixed 366
SusWrite 57
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 15
4K Mixed 1.8
62% 17.1 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 1.3
33% 79.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,957,609 SSDs tested.

Typical 120GB 120GB Builds (Compare 7,587 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Dell OptiPlex 9020

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $222

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