Average Bench: 56.9% (796th of 1037)

Based on 59,247 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDA120G, SanDis SDSSDA120G, SanDisk SDSSDA12

Average average bench

The SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB averaged 43.1% 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 Random Write Speed 69.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 21.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB is 41.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 129MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 188MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 59,247 samples)
Min Avg Max
289 Read 406 491
30.5 Write 194 390
24.6 Mixed 188 359
32.9 SusWrite 129 348
50.7% 229 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 21.2 28.6
18.5 4K Write 69.3 112
0.2 4K Mixed 14.5 22.9
87.4% 35 MB/s
Min Avg Max
113 DQ Read 160 207
37.2 DQ Write 174 294
0.2 DQ Mixed 44.5 103
67.4% 126 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
109GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 77 77 77 77 77 MB/s
Read 441
Write 405
Mixed 371
SusWrite 120
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 94.8
4K Mixed 21.8
114% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 32
74% 149 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 88 91 96 92 87 MB/s
Read 478
Write 394
Mixed 266
SusWrite 95.8
68% 308 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 22.7
116% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 140
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 32.6
70% 138 MB/s
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 182 198 203 202 203 MB/s
Read 482
Write 191
Mixed 202
SusWrite 195
59% 268 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 83.7
4K Mixed 12.4
100% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 173
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 75.5
85% 145 MB/s
89GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 69 78 82 78 77 MB/s
Read 468
Write 384
Mixed 352
SusWrite 108
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 20.2
104% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 32.3
76% 154 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 41 47 51 35 35 MB/s
Read 460
Write 105
Mixed 63.6
SusWrite 44.3
36% 168 MB/s
4K Read 12.1
4K Write 6
4K Mixed 13.6
39% 10.6 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,854,055 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS SDSSDA-120G-G26 $436 mins
EbayUS SDSSDA-120G-G25 $5717 mins
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Typical SSD Plus 120GB Builds (Compare 32,781 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $500

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 Comments

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Good

13 months ago.

it got really slow after a few months of normal use


Good

3 years ago.

My first SSD and it certainly does the job! Cheap and fast!


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