Average Bench: 77.2% (519th of 1058)

Based on 10,222 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDHII120G, SanDis SDSSDHII120G, SanDisk SDSSDHII

Good average bench

The SanDisk Ultra II 120GB averaged 22.7% 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 39.3%. 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 122MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 226MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,222 samples)
Min Avg Max
323 Read 447 503
161 Write 325 459
153 Mixed 226 308
66.2 SusWrite 122 165
62.1% 280 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 29 35.7
39.6 4K Write 79.1 110
21.2 4K Mixed 35.5 46
131% 47.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
32.5 DQ Read 281 314
94.5 DQ Write 236 312
41.8 DQ Mixed 203 252
167% 240 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 110 92 58 91 77 MB/s
Read 461
Write 409
Mixed 279
SusWrite 104
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 46.7
175% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 246
201% 286 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: X31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 128 118 123 118 116 MB/s
Read 452
Write 416
Mixed 297
SusWrite 166
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 43.6
4K Mixed 28.8
96% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 222
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 191
147% 200 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 94 94 58 83 61 MB/s
Read 348
Write 200
Mixed 214
SusWrite 88.2
47% 213 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 52.3
4K Mixed 32.8
110% 37.2 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 203
164% 232 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,499,847 SSDs tested.

Typical Ultra II 120GB Builds (Compare 12,614 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
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

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