Average Bench: 63.7% (443rd of 862)

Based on 4,299 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDHP128G, SanDisk SDSSDH2128G, SanDisk SDSSDH21

The 128GB Sandisk Ultra Plus proved to be a bit of a disappointment in comparison to its larger 256GB sibling. The 256GB version has more NAND modules which enable peak sequential write speeds in the region of 450 MB/s. On the 128GB version we saw a peak sequential write speed of just 279 MB/s which is significantly lower than the market leaders which also manage to hit the high 400's. Across the core performance metrics, the 128GB Ultra Plus is around 25% slower than the average of its top competitors and, unlike its 256GB sibling, really struggles to keep up with its direct competition. In terms of value for money the Ultra Plus fares a little better thanks to its reasonably low price tag but there are far better deals to be had in the 128GB category. [Feb '14 SSDrivePro]

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Above average average bench

The SanDisk Ultra Plus 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 Random Read Speed 25.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 67.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB is 34.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 32.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 211MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,299 samples)
Min Avg Max
331 Read 402 441
126 Write 211 277
159 Mixed 251 312
63.4% 288 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.6 4K Read 25.6 32.8
34.2 4K Write 67.5 106
9.79 4K Mixed 17.2 23.5
96.5% 36.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21 DQ Read 154 311
42.5 DQ Write 136 195
10.1 DQ Mixed 32.2 46.9
54.9% 107 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
31GB free
Firmware: X2306RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 431
Write 275
Mixed 321
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 17.5
128% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 34.8
DQ Write 116
DQ Mixed 16.8
30% 55.9 MB/s
79GB free
Firmware: X2306RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 423
Write 268
Mixed 300
73% 330 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 17.3
70% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 47.5
72% 136 MB/s
1GB free
Firmware: X2316RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 391
Write 214
Mixed 235
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 39.2
4K Mixed 14.6
68% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 82.8
DQ Write 67.6
DQ Mixed 24.1
32% 58.1 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,441,629 SSDs tested.

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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $635

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Controller: Marvell SS889175. Memory: SanDisk 19nm eX2 ABL MLC.

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Poor

14 months ago.

The Cheapest 128GB SSD.


Good

5 months ago.

It's not slower than evo 840, Sammy's evo 840 is overrated. Like, a lot. Their 120GB is about 2 times slower than their pro models and 15 - 25% slower than 240+ models... SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB is fast as the 256GB model.


Good

15 months ago.

I have one and it runs great much better than the Cosair force 3 I have, other benchmark sites have this out performing the samsungs this sites review seems to be lop sided


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3 years ago.


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