Average Bench: 31.8% (989th of 1058)

Based on 298 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD U100 SMG2

Poor average bench

The Sandisk U100 SMG2 126GB averaged 68.1% 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. Sequential Read Speed 402MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 10.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk U100 SMG2 126GB is 24.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk U100 SMG2 126GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 9.47MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 29MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 298 samples)
Min Avg Max
317 Read 402 447
18 Write 128 301
28.9 Mixed 129 315
14 SusWrite 100 314
41.5% 190 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5.4 4K Read 10.9 18.2
3.59 4K Write 8.34 11.6
3.06 4K Mixed 6.02 9.8
28.6% 8.43 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 DQ Read 29 36.3
6.78 DQ Write 9.47 11.8
3.32 DQ Mixed 8.25 13.9
8.97% 15.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
82GB free
Firmware: 10.56.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 308 333 284 309 312 MB/s
Read 425
Write 314
Mixed 126
SusWrite 313
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 13.1
4K Mixed 9.9
37% 11.6 MB/s
DQ Read 35.7
DQ Write 12.2
DQ Mixed 13.9
13% 20.6 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10.56.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 272 275 300 281 274 MB/s
Read 396
Write 305
Mixed 84
SusWrite 275
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 11.9
4K Mixed 9.2
34% 10.5 MB/s
DQ Read 34.4
DQ Write 11.9
DQ Mixed 14
13% 20.1 MB/s
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10.56.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 62 71 102 91 85 MB/s
Read 426
Write 120
Mixed 156
SusWrite 81.8
43% 196 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 8
4K Mixed 9.6
45% 12.1 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10.56.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 27 28 42 47 40 MB/s
Read 384
Write 172
Mixed 104
SusWrite 38.5
38% 174 MB/s
4K Read 10.4
4K Write 9.8
4K Mixed 7.9
31% 9.37 MB/s
DQ Read 34.6
DQ Write 9.9
DQ Mixed 13
12% 19.2 MB/s
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10.56.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 30 34 35 39 36 MB/s
Read 301
Write 43.7
Mixed 132
SusWrite 34.7
28% 128 MB/s
4K Read 8.5
4K Write 6.9
4K Mixed 8.1
27% 7.83 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,231,663 SSDs tested.

Typical U100 SMG2 126GB Builds (Compare 198 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Samsung 900X3C/900X3D/900X3E/900X4C/900X4D

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $225

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