Average Bench: 41.4% (878th of 1016)

Based on 10,549 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 19.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 405MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 120 GB 120GB is 22.3%. 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 58MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 49MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,549 samples)
Min Avg Max
310 Read 405 452
50.3 Write 128 284
7.8 Mixed 123 278
18.7 SusWrite 58 113
38.9% 179 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.3 4K Read 19.2 23.3
3.61 4K Write 25.3 40.4
4.73 4K Mixed 14.8 19.8
61.4% 19.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
41.8 DQ Read 108 120
11.3 DQ Write 49 88.1
7.39 DQ Mixed 31 42.7
35.6% 62.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 10 28 25 122 67 MB/s
Read 456
Write 290
Mixed 212
SusWrite 63.2
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 19.4
78% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 79.5
DQ Mixed 42.7
47% 80.5 MB/s
26GB free
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 86 95 84 83 84 MB/s
Read 458
Write 291
Mixed 156
SusWrite 86.2
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 9.9
4K Mixed 20.1
66% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 43.4
DQ Mixed 21.6
31% 60.5 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 44 56 62 67 64 MB/s
Read 443
Write 92
Mixed 171
SusWrite 60
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 14.2
72% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 44
DQ Mixed 28.5
33% 57.6 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 38 100 72 80 74 MB/s
Read 368
Write 232
Mixed 183
SusWrite 92.8
48% 219 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 18.3
4K Mixed 19.7
67% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 73.8
DQ Write 76.7
DQ Mixed 41.8
41% 64.1 MB/s
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 57 63 69 75 73 MB/s
Read 430
Write 69
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 64.5
35% 163 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 10.9
4K Mixed 19.2
64% 17.4 MB/s
DQ Read 21.4
DQ Write 43.9
DQ Mixed 4.1
11% 23.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,567 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 120 GB 120GB Builds (Compare 36,135 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $545

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 Comments

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Poor

13 months ago.

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


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