Average Bench: 34.7% (941st of 1026)

Based on 1,663 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SSD U100 128GB, SanDisk SSD U100, SanDisk SSD U100 128

Poor average bench

The Sandisk U100 128GB averaged 65.2% 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 395MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 14.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk U100 128GB is 27.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk U100 128GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 9.88MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 33.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,663 samples)
Min Avg Max
307 Read 395 452
12 Write 153 318
19.4 Mixed 71.1 118
12.7 SusWrite 118 318
40.3% 184 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.1 4K Read 14.1 19.2
3.9 4K Write 8.78 12.5
5.1 4K Mixed 8.47 10.8
36.8% 10.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 DQ Read 33.1 36.3
6.4 DQ Write 9.88 12.3
8.19 DQ Mixed 11.9 14.2
11.3% 18.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: 10.56.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 326 343 331 342 341 MB/s
Read 451
Write 304
Mixed 134
SusWrite 335
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 12.4
4K Mixed 11.2
50% 14.3 MB/s
DQ Read 34.4
DQ Write 12.1
DQ Mixed 13.7
13% 20.1 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10.56.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 154 265 276 279 262 MB/s
Read 447
Write 301
Mixed 99.3
SusWrite 234
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 11
4K Mixed 10.4
46% 13 MB/s
DQ Read 34.3
DQ Write 10.6
DQ Mixed 12.1
12% 19 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10.56.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 66 42 39 40 39 MB/s
Read 447
Write 232
Mixed 106
SusWrite 78.9
47% 216 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 9.8
4K Mixed 9.5
45% 12.6 MB/s
DQ Read 33.3
DQ Write 10
DQ Mixed 12.1
11% 18.5 MB/s
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10.02.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 19 15 19 19 19 MB/s
Read 450
Write 26.5
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 20
28% 133 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 10.8
4K Mixed 9.5
44% 12.6 MB/s
DQ Read 36.5
DQ Write 5.4
DQ Mixed 9.8
10% 17.2 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10.56.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 51 40 35 36 35 MB/s
Read 432
Write 240
Mixed 68
SusWrite 51.8
43% 198 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 9.3
4K Mixed 9.7
38% 10.8 MB/s
DQ Read 34.4
DQ Write 9.6
DQ Mixed 12.3
12% 18.8 MB/s
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 10.56.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 25 21 25 20 25 MB/s
Read 386
Write 43.2
Mixed 17.7
SusWrite 23.5
25% 118 MB/s
4K Read 9.7
4K Write 7.7
4K Mixed 7
28% 8.13 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,702,204 SSDs tested.

Typical U100 128GB Builds (Compare 433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

System: Asus UX31E

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