Average Bench: 43% (868th of 1016)

Based on 6,763 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 120GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 120GB averaged 56.9% 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 418MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.3MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 120GB is 21.6%. 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 73.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 63.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,763 samples)
Min Avg Max
340 Read 418 454
180 Write 256 306
94.1 Mixed 217 297
48.6 SusWrite 73.5 113
53.4% 241 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.6 4K Read 18.3 23.6
2.88 4K Write 28 41.6
1.69 4K Mixed 14.6 19.8
61.3% 20.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.1 DQ Read 96 119
17.3 DQ Write 63.5 90.5
8.11 DQ Mixed 31.4 42.6
36.5% 63.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
112GB free
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 104 83 83 83 84 MB/s
Read 456
Write 277
Mixed 260
SusWrite 121
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 20.2
86% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 93
DQ Mixed 42.5
49% 84.5 MB/s
111GB free
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 109 85 84 86 84 MB/s
Read 449
Write 284
Mixed 310
SusWrite 125
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 42.8
4K Mixed 20.1
84% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 86.4
DQ Mixed 42.7
48% 82.6 MB/s
112GB free
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 125 89 90 90 89 MB/s
Read 448
Write 290
Mixed 283
SusWrite 132
64% 288 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 40.2
4K Mixed 19.5
80% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 74.7
DQ Mixed 37.1
42% 71.8 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 91 47 37 60 68 MB/s
Read 454
Write 229
Mixed 8.3
SusWrite 69.3
41% 190 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 31.6
4K Mixed 19.5
76% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 83.2
DQ Mixed 2.8
29% 68.8 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 66 81 55 31 54 MB/s
Read 444
Write 263
Mixed 275
SusWrite 79.7
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 18.7
52% 12.5 MB/s
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 60 4.8 38 79 34 MB/s
Read 452
Write 255
Mixed 284
SusWrite 62
58% 263 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 1
33% 7.37 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,396,225 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 120GB Builds (Compare 21,555 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 - $61

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $301

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