Average Bench: 75.6% (515th of 1030)

Based on 8,055 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDHII120G, SanDis SDSSDHII120G, SanDisk SDSSDHII

Good average bench

The SanDisk Ultra II 120GB averaged 24.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Ultra II 120GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 202MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 34.2MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 120GB is 37.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Ultra II 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 121MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 217MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,055 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 447 499
147 Write 313 455
121 Mixed 217 302
64.3 SusWrite 121 162
60.9% 275 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.1 4K Read 28.1 35
33.9 4K Write 76 110
19.7 4K Mixed 34.2 45
127% 46.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
125 DQ Read 278 314
101 DQ Write 234 312
76.3 DQ Mixed 202 253
166% 238 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
56GB free
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 129 121 119 119 118 MB/s
Read 495
Write 440
Mixed 305
SusWrite 140
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 39
136% 48.3 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 252
204% 289 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 104 72 72 74 52 MB/s
Read 356
Write 209
Mixed 159
SusWrite 81.2
44% 201 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 49
4K Mixed 24.7
89% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 26.1
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 29.8
34% 55.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,806,534 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $76 @ launch in Sep '14
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Typical Ultra II 120GB Builds (Compare 5,552 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $802

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Controller: Marvell 88SS9187. Memory: SanDisk 19nm TLC

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