Average Bench: 63.7% (744th of 1058)

Based on 196 user benchmarks.  Model: APS-SL3N-128

Above average average bench

The APS-SL3N-128 128GB averaged 36.3% 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 106MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 25.9MB/s

Poor consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the APS-SL3N-128 128GB is 60.3%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the APS-SL3N-128 128GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 162MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 260MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 196 samples)
Min Avg Max
304 Read 416 496
148 Write 313 418
22.2 Mixed 260 355
63.1 SusWrite 162 395
64.2% 288 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 25.9 38.7
7.65 4K Write 56.6 97.9
0.3 4K Mixed 21.5 39
96.7% 34.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.8 DQ Read 181 292
15.4 DQ Write 202 331
0.66 DQ Mixed 106 204
103% 163 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V1.2.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 41 35 30 37 45 MB/s
Read 340
Write 126
Mixed 170
SusWrite 42.7
37% 170 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 25.8
119% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 49.2
DQ Write 93
DQ Mixed 69.2
53% 70.5 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 102 62 62 82 56 MB/s
Read 383
Write 241
Mixed 278
SusWrite 78.8
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 8.8
94% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 244
DQ Write 24.7
DQ Mixed 53.2
59% 107 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 57 76 56 45 47 MB/s
Read 148
Write 194
Mixed 312
SusWrite 66.9
41% 180 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 21.4
82% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 162
139% 206 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,195,585 SSDs tested.

Typical APS-SL3N-128 128GB Builds (Compare 492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H61M-S2P-R3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $123

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