Average Bench: 43.4% (914th of 1058)

Based on 15,830 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 120GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 120GB averaged 56.5% 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. Sequential Read Speed 419MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 120GB is 23.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk PLUS 120GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 74.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 70.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,830 samples)
Min Avg Max
346 Read 419 455
163 Write 249 309
122 Mixed 220 294
43.3 SusWrite 74.8 122
53.2% 241 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.1 4K Read 18.4 23.4
3.82 4K Write 28.3 43.7
1.61 4K Mixed 14.5 19.8
61.4% 20.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.8 DQ Read 103 120
20.9 DQ Write 70.1 91.2
6.86 DQ Mixed 32.7 42.6
39% 68.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
53GB free
Firmware: UE2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 82 82 79 78 78 MB/s
Read 417
Write 309
Mixed 122
SusWrite 103
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 35.3
4K Mixed 12.7
64% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 122
DQ Write 93.9
DQ Mixed 31
44% 82.1 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 111 110 90 93 89 MB/s
Read 406
Write 255
Mixed 235
SusWrite 119
56% 254 MB/s
4K Read 9.1
4K Write 22
4K Mixed 12
41% 14.4 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 40.3
DQ Mixed 41.6
41% 67 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 187 25 38 67 45 59 MB/s
Read 445
Write 241
Mixed 142
SusWrite 70.1
49% 225 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 30.1
4K Mixed 4.5
46% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 61.7
DQ Mixed 11.4
29% 63 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,207,617 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 120GB Builds (Compare 40,151 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $480

Popular PLUS 120GB compatible motherboards:

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