Average Bench: 41.7% (904th of 1040)

Based on 15,488 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 120 GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 120 GB 120GB averaged 58.2% 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. 4K Random Read Speed 19.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 406MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 120 GB 120GB is 24%. 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 58.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 49.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,488 samples)
Min Avg Max
314 Read 406 456
51.6 Write 140 282
7 Mixed 128 279
19.7 SusWrite 58.5 112
40% 183 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.6 4K Read 19.5 23.7
6.1 4K Write 26.6 41.1
1.1 4K Mixed 14.4 19.7
62.1% 20.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
44.6 DQ Read 108 120
11.8 DQ Write 49.1 87.2
5.85 DQ Mixed 30.9 42.6
35.6% 62.7 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
50GB free
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 79 83 81 81 82 MB/s
Read 432
Write 264
Mixed 132
SusWrite 83.4
50% 228 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 12.3
4K Mixed 15.1
61% 16.8 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 41.6
DQ Mixed 29.4
35% 63.7 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 30 39 96 66 65 MB/s
Read 457
Write 248
Mixed 94
SusWrite 78.5
48% 219 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 12.1
57% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 51.2
DQ Mixed 38.6
40% 65.8 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 15 7 29 18 35 16 MB/s
Read 425
Write 95.3
Mixed 131
SusWrite 20
36% 168 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 29.1
4K Mixed 11.5
62% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 7.1
DQ Mixed 40.5
33% 49.8 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 59 44 48 54 35 MB/s
Read 374
Write 83
Mixed 4.7
SusWrite 43.3
27% 126 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 17.6
4K Mixed 13.7
51% 15.8 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 39
DQ Mixed 41.7
40% 66.4 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 35 27 42 47 45 MB/s
Read 321
Write 258
Mixed 191
SusWrite 63.4
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 7.3
30% 7.17 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,830,457 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 120 GB 120GB Builds (Compare 26,899 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $395

Popular PLUS 120 GB 120GB compatible motherboards:

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 Comments

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Poor

2 years ago.

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


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