Average Bench: 42.9% (931st of 1071)

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 Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
107GB free
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 133 77 69 64 70 MB/s
Read 424
Write 240
Mixed 258
SusWrite 112
57% 259 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 18.3
74% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 84.9
DQ Mixed 38.9
46% 80.7 MB/s
61GB free
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 80 62 67 63 67 MB/s
Read 447
Write 257
Mixed 162
SusWrite 101
53% 242 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 20.1
72% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 87.6
DQ Mixed 42.6
48% 82 MB/s
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 1.2 60 90 72 41 MB/s
Read 420
Write 242
Mixed 234
SusWrite 65.4
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 24
4K Mixed 15.9
63% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 78
DQ Mixed 37.1
42% 73.3 MB/s
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 16 43 97 70 43 MB/s
Read 409
Write 245
Mixed 236
SusWrite 68.5
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 29.4
4K Mixed 15.8
61% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 50.6
DQ Write 62.6
DQ Mixed 20.2
25% 44.5 MB/s
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 2.5 64 7.9 98 37 MB/s
Read 375
Write 253
Mixed 195
SusWrite 60.2
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 24.8
4K Mixed 9
48% 16.4 MB/s
DQ Read 79.1
DQ Write 71.8
DQ Mixed 30.6
35% 60.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 65,311,629 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 120GB Builds (Compare 9,317 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $99

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $455

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