Average Bench: 24% (1009th of 1040)

Based on 162 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSA5GK-016G-1006

Very poor average bench

The Sandisk SDSA5GK-016G-1006 16GB averaged 75.9% 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 15.8MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 228MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk SDSA5GK-016G-1006 16GB is just 7.43%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk SDSA5GK-016G-1006 16GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 8.13MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 28.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 162 samples)
Min Avg Max
174 Read 228 239
38.1 Write 57 66
39.7 Mixed 72.3 100
20.6 SusWrite 55.8 65
22.5% 103 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.3 4K Read 15.8 18.7
6.2 4K Write 8.42 9.38
4.15 4K Mixed 6.72 9.2
37% 10.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.3 DQ Read 28.2 36.7
7.04 DQ Write 8.13 9.15
4.02 DQ Mixed 7.61 11.1
8.37% 14.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
14GB free
Firmware: CS.54.06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 57 56 57 57 57 MB/s
Read 238
Write 57
Mixed 50.2
SusWrite 56.6
22% 100 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 8.7
4K Mixed 8.9
44% 12 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 7.9
DQ Mixed 10.3
10% 15.4 MB/s
15GB free
Firmware: CS.54.06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 58 60 60 60 60 MB/s
Read 239
Write 58.3
Mixed 60.9
SusWrite 59.5
23% 105 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 9.4
4K Mixed 8.3
40% 11.2 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 8.8
DQ Mixed 9.1
9% 15.3 MB/s
15GB free
Firmware: CS.54.06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 63 64 63 62 62 MB/s
Read 210
Write 57.4
Mixed 45
SusWrite 61.8
20% 93.4 MB/s
4K Read 12.3
4K Write 8.1
4K Mixed 7.9
33% 9.43 MB/s
DQ Read 26.7
DQ Write 8.3
DQ Mixed 10.2
10% 15.1 MB/s
15GB free
Firmware: 4.06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 65 61 61 39 22 MB/s
Read 173
Write 63.2
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 51.5
18% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 7.1
4K Mixed 8.2
35% 9.63 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,956,244 SSDs tested.

Typical SDSA5GK-016G-1006 16GB Builds (Compare 44 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

System: HP h8-1485ea

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $297

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