Average Bench: 42.4% (866th of 1012)

Based on 5,288 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 120GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 120GB averaged 57.5% 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 412MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 120GB is 22.8%. 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 74.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 63.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,288 samples)
Min Avg Max
324 Read 412 454
180 Write 255 297
68.2 Mixed 215 296
50.6 SusWrite 74.6 113
52.9% 239 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.6 4K Read 18.2 23.5
1.53 4K Write 26.2 41.6
3.34 4K Mixed 14.5 19.9
60% 19.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 DQ Read 96.2 119
19.9 DQ Write 63.4 86.5
8.43 DQ Mixed 32.6 42.6
37.1% 64.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 81 18 28 28 52 MB/s
Read 448
Write 283
Mixed 253
SusWrite 48.3
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 39.2
4K Mixed 19.5
80% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 51.2
DQ Mixed 42
42% 70 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 14 2.9 76 65 67 MB/s
Read 415
Write 289
Mixed 275
SusWrite 72.8
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 31.5
4K Mixed 15.1
67% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 84.5
DQ Mixed 41.6
47% 80.2 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 10 15 57 80 49 MB/s
Read 409
Write 268
Mixed 246
SusWrite 64.1
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 19.1
4K Mixed 14.4
50% 15.8 MB/s
DQ Read 88.7
DQ Write 67.7
DQ Mixed 39.4
40% 65.3 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 70 69 53 73 63 MB/s
Read 410
Write 268
Mixed 233
SusWrite 81.4
55% 248 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 14.3
4K Mixed 16.3
49% 14.7 MB/s
DQ Read 28.9
DQ Write 59.5
DQ Mixed 40.8
32% 43.1 MB/s
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 18 29 52 66 20 MB/s
Read 382
Write 271
Mixed 263
SusWrite 60.2
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 6.5
4K Mixed 11.4
41% 11 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,094,986 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 120GB Builds (Compare 19,462 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $300

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