Average Bench: 66.8% (642nd of 1011)

Based on 6,330 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDX120GG25, SATA SanDisk SDSSDX12, SanDisk SDSSDX12

Above average average bench

The SanDisk Extreme 120GB averaged 33.1% 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 118MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.9MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme 120GB is 34.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 112MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 131MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,330 samples)
Min Avg Max
301 Read 384 443
105 Write 131 144
139 Mixed 177 195
84.5 SusWrite 112 125
44.3% 201 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 4K Read 28.9 37.2
34.9 4K Write 73.7 115
20 4K Mixed 32 41
124% 44.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
58.4 DQ Read 178 207
98.4 DQ Write 127 142
42.1 DQ Mixed 118 158
97.6% 141 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 106 108 108 98 99 MB/s
Read 383
Write 134
Mixed 158
SusWrite 104
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 41.1
164% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 149
118% 165 MB/s
42GB free
Firmware: R112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 119 126 117 115 128 MB/s
Read 438
Write 134
Mixed 184
SusWrite 121
48% 219 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 37.9
145% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 160
122% 167 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R211
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 123 123 118 112 113 MB/s
Read 460
Write 141
Mixed 184
SusWrite 119
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 83.6
4K Mixed 34.2
139% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 108
90% 128 MB/s
13GB free
Firmware: R112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 142 149 130 152 151 MB/s
Read 418
Write 151
Mixed 195
SusWrite 139
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 30.4
121% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 164
127% 174 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R201
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 94 95 86 102 112 MB/s
Read 292
Write 132
Mixed 153
SusWrite 98
37% 169 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 33.8
4K Mixed 22.4
76% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 73
DQ Write 78.6
DQ Mixed 94.1
66% 81.9 MB/s
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Gaming 49%
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Desktop 58%
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Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $1,035

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 Comments

Controller: SandForce SF2281VB1-SDC. NAND: SanDisk 24nm Toggle Mode MLC

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Terrible

14 months ago.

A horrible SSD that has not aged well, actually slowed down, and some of my standard 7200rpm drives are faster than it by 5-20%


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