Average Bench: 42.4% (900th of 1040)

Based on 11,453 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 120GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 120GB averaged 57.6% 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 414MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.3MB/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 73.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 64.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,453 samples)
Min Avg Max
325 Read 414 454
149 Write 252 308
106 Mixed 214 292
45.8 SusWrite 73.6 112
52.7% 238 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 18.3 23.5
0.5 4K Write 26.9 41.5
1.21 4K Mixed 14 19.8
59.9% 19.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.4 DQ Read 98.6 119
19.8 DQ Write 64.9 92.1
13.3 DQ Mixed 32.4 42.5
37.5% 65.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
23GB free
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 81 77 61 65 60 MB/s
Read 450
Write 196
Mixed 266
SusWrite 106
56% 255 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 40
4K Mixed 19.6
80% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 86.6
DQ Mixed 35.5
45% 80.4 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 66 42 34 42 36 MB/s
Read 452
Write 315
Mixed 137
SusWrite 66.9
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 16.1
78% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 82.2
DQ Mixed 30.4
41% 76.4 MB/s
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 75 75 76 76 76 MB/s
Read 437
Write 249
Mixed 144
SusWrite 85.4
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 14
75% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 82.1
DQ Mixed 30.3
40% 74.3 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 60 60 98 72 66 MB/s
Read 424
Write 286
Mixed 190
SusWrite 82.2
54% 246 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 31.6
4K Mixed 18.2
70% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 74.7
DQ Mixed 41.9
45% 76.4 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 57 48 42 34 39 MB/s
Read 445
Write 316
Mixed 273
SusWrite 59.2
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 37.2
4K Mixed 10.8
66% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 75.7
DQ Mixed 30.6
40% 74.2 MB/s
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 67 68 63 43 46 MB/s
Read 436
Write 308
Mixed 279
SusWrite 72.5
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 7.4
64% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 97
DQ Write 66.8
DQ Mixed 30.4
37% 64.7 MB/s
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 13 63 86 63 78 MB/s
Read 445
Write 272
Mixed 303
SusWrite 85.5
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 27.7
4K Mixed 1.2
49% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 69.1
DQ Write 57.3
DQ Mixed 1
18% 42.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,682,468 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 120GB Builds (Compare 21,991 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $55

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $344

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