Average Bench: 42.2% (900th of 1040)

Based on 12,668 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 120 GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 120 GB 120GB averaged 57.8% 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 19.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 410MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 120 GB 120GB is 21.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk PLUS 120 GB 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 60.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 47.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,668 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 410 455
52.3 Write 138 280
7 Mixed 126 277
20.1 SusWrite 60.1 116
40% 184 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.4 4K Read 19.3 23.5
6.29 4K Write 27 41.9
4.48 4K Mixed 14.8 19.8
62.5% 20.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
74.5 DQ Read 110 120
9.32 DQ Write 47.7 88.1
6.05 DQ Mixed 30.1 42.4
35.1% 62.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
89GB free
Firmware: UE3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 93 87 88 88 88 MB/s
Read 446
Write 133
Mixed 270
SusWrite 104
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 19.4
73% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 90.4
DQ Mixed 42.4
49% 84.1 MB/s
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 64 70 76 81 78 MB/s
Read 443
Write 100
Mixed 148
SusWrite 67.3
41% 189 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 33.7
4K Mixed 19.6
77% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 47
DQ Mixed 32.8
36% 62.1 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 70 77 83 82 84 MB/s
Read 436
Write 168
Mixed 103
SusWrite 77.2
43% 196 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 30.8
4K Mixed 17.4
69% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 31.2
DQ Mixed 18.1
28% 54.4 MB/s
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 17 19 12 3 110 MB/s
Read 433
Write 243
Mixed 152
SusWrite 52.3
48% 220 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 18.2
67% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 39.6
DQ Mixed 25.8
33% 61.4 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 41 44 61 70 39 MB/s
Read 374
Write 68
Mixed 71.4
SusWrite 47.1
30% 140 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 18.5
74% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 40.9
DQ Mixed 4.4
22% 52.8 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 54 1.5 89 90 84 MB/s
Read 421
Write 230
Mixed 302
SusWrite 78.1
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 24.9
4K Mixed 11
55% 18.2 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 73.8
DQ Mixed 32.7
39% 69 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 27 31 86 73 84 MB/s
Read 387
Write 225
Mixed 19.5
SusWrite 80.1
39% 178 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 9.4
29% 7.13 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,806,201 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 120 GB 120GB Builds (Compare 19,072 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $358

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 Comments

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Poor

22 months ago.

It's a really poor SSD. Don't recommend at all.


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