Average Bench: 41.5% (871st of 1011)

Based on 9,400 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 120 GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 120 GB 120GB averaged 58.5% 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 19.4MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 404MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 120 GB 120GB is 23.3%. 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 57.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 46.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,400 samples)
Min Avg Max
315 Read 404 455
52 Write 121 281
6.38 Mixed 115 267
21.6 SusWrite 57.8 110
38% 175 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.9 4K Read 19.4 23.6
5.44 4K Write 24.8 41.4
5.08 4K Mixed 14.9 20
61.7% 19.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34 DQ Read 106 120
10.2 DQ Write 46.6 86
9.16 DQ Mixed 30.7 42.7
34.8% 61.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
58GB free
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 87 88 85 88 100 MB/s
Read 458
Write 268
Mixed 260
SusWrite 95.7
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 45.9
4K Mixed 20.6
88% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 95
DQ Mixed 42.7
49% 85.5 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: UE3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 86 84 85 85 86 MB/s
Read 425
Write 270
Mixed 261
SusWrite 115
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 39.6
4K Mixed 18.9
78% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 93.6
DQ Mixed 42.2
48% 83.3 MB/s
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 75 72 75 70 72 MB/s
Read 428
Write 77.7
Mixed 116
SusWrite 71.1
38% 173 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 15.6
69% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 9.2
DQ Mixed 40.6
35% 54.7 MB/s
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 14 3.3 52 103 40 MB/s
Read 424
Write 268
Mixed 287
SusWrite 60.4
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 16.7
49% 12.7 MB/s
11GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 30 19 41 13 35 MB/s
Read 354
Write 70.5
Mixed 69
SusWrite 28.8
28% 131 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 18.8
4K Mixed 14.6
53% 16.4 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 48.5
DQ Mixed 42.2
41% 67.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,503,312 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 120 GB 120GB Builds (Compare 32,691 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $490

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 Comments

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Poor

10 months ago.

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


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