Average Bench: 41.4% (888th of 1026)

Based on 13,549 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 19.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 405MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 120 GB 120GB is 21.1%. 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 55MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 46MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,549 samples)
Min Avg Max
306 Read 405 455
50.9 Write 126 274
8.3 Mixed 121 268
19.6 SusWrite 55 101
38.5% 177 MB/s
Min Avg Max
12.2 4K Read 19.3 23.5
5.93 4K Write 25.7 40.7
4.75 4K Mixed 14.8 19.8
61.8% 19.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
52.3 DQ Read 109 120
10.3 DQ Write 46 86.5
3.95 DQ Mixed 29.9 42.6
34.7% 61.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
28GB free
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 89 89 88 88 90 MB/s
Read 451
Write 121
Mixed 180
SusWrite 90.3
46% 211 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 20.2
85% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 26.2
DQ Mixed 34.5
35% 59.5 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 69 70 69 70 64 MB/s
Read 445
Write 152
Mixed 114
SusWrite 65.7
42% 194 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 28.9
4K Mixed 19.5
74% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 12.5
DQ Mixed 42.6
37% 57.2 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 66 53 69 71 70 MB/s
Read 409
Write 65.3
Mixed 122
SusWrite 61.3
36% 164 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 35.1
4K Mixed 16.9
72% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 67.6
DQ Mixed 42.5
45% 76.2 MB/s
108GB free
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 91 89 89 89 89 MB/s
Read 446
Write 274
Mixed 172
SusWrite 92.7
54% 246 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 33.4
4K Mixed 8.3
61% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 40.2
DQ Mixed 13.3
28% 58.4 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 18 23 25 14 22 MB/s
Read 392
Write 100
Mixed 87
SusWrite 22.3
32% 150 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 30.9
4K Mixed 19.8
76% 24.5 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 29
DQ Mixed 13.7
26% 53.7 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 13 42 11 40 39 14 MB/s
Read 374
Write 86
Mixed 133
SusWrite 26.4
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 23.9
4K Mixed 16.7
63% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 38.3
DQ Mixed 19.1
28% 55.4 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,428,781 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 120 GB 120GB Builds (Compare 42,054 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $597

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 Comments

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Poor

18 months ago.

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


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