Average Bench: 77.4% (514th of 1058)

Based on 9,027 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDHII120G, SanDis SDSSDHII120G, SanDisk SDSSDHII

Good average bench

The SanDisk Ultra II 120GB averaged 22.5% 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 203MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 35.5MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 120GB is 35.7%. 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 124MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 224MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,027 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 450 501
167 Write 324 456
148 Mixed 224 307
66.6 SusWrite 124 167
62.2% 280 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 29.1 35.1
42.5 4K Write 79 109
21.9 4K Mixed 35.5 45
131% 47.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.5 DQ Read 282 314
99.6 DQ Write 234 311
54.8 DQ Mixed 203 253
167% 239 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 125 128 128 120 126 MB/s
Read 508
Write 458
Mixed 315
SusWrite 145
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 43.5
155% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 253
204% 287 MB/s
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 129 114 111 114 112 MB/s
Read 502
Write 428
Mixed 232
SusWrite 122
71% 321 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 44.3
163% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 209
176% 256 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 169 165 157 87 88 MB/s
Read 382
Write 358
Mixed 225
SusWrite 149
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 71.9
4K Mixed 37.4
130% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 228
176% 242 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,081,257 SSDs tested.

Typical Ultra II 120GB Builds (Compare 11,729 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $764

Popular Ultra II 120GB compatible motherboards:

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

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