Average Bench: 42.9% (933rd of 1074)

Based on 16,974 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 120GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 120GB averaged 57.0% 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 410MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 120GB is 26.3%. 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 75.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 67.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,974 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 410 456
151 Write 244 302
98.8 Mixed 212 295
42.8 SusWrite 75.2 123
52% 235 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.8 4K Read 18.2 23.6
3.88 4K Write 28 43.1
4.84 4K Mixed 14.6 20
61% 20.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.6 DQ Read 103 120
20.5 DQ Write 67.5 91.9
9.35 DQ Mixed 33.3 42.4
38.8% 67.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
46GB free
Firmware: UE5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 134 75 75 71 68 MB/s
Read 446
Write 268
Mixed 259
SusWrite 106
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 19.4
78% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 77.5
DQ Mixed 41.4
46% 78.9 MB/s
52GB free
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 134 80 70 51 72 MB/s
Read 447
Write 226
Mixed 166
SusWrite 110
52% 237 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 37.1
4K Mixed 18.5
68% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 77.1
DQ Mixed 39.6
45% 78.4 MB/s
109GB free
Firmware: UE5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 277 93 78 79 79 78 MB/s
Read 429
Write 270
Mixed 259
SusWrite 114
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 33.3
4K Mixed 17.9
69% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 84.5
DQ Mixed 41.2
47% 80.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,995,491 SSDs tested

Typical PLUS 120GB Builds (Compare 12,134 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $316

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