Average Bench: 42.9% (916th of 1058)

Based on 15,515 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 417MB/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 72.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 66.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,515 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 417 455
163 Write 251 306
89.6 Mixed 212 292
43.8 SusWrite 72.8 119
52.7% 238 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.9 4K Read 18.3 23.5
0.8 4K Write 27.2 42.4
3.06 4K Mixed 14.6 19.8
60.8% 20 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.6 DQ Read 102 119
22.5 DQ Write 66.9 89
11.6 DQ Mixed 33 42.6
38.6% 67.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
68GB free
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 246 157 83 83 84 84 MB/s
Read 449
Write 252
Mixed 281
SusWrite 123
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 37.8
4K Mixed 19.5
78% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 78.4
DQ Mixed 42.1
46% 78.6 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 5.4 82 42 64 69 MB/s
Read 418
Write 281
Mixed 6
SusWrite 66.3
42% 193 MB/s
4K Read 20
4K Write 25.4
4K Mixed 16.7
65% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 82.1
DQ Mixed 41.7
47% 79.7 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 2.1 70 71 72 75 MB/s
Read 411
Write 275
Mixed 265
SusWrite 72
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 25.3
4K Mixed 13.6
57% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 70.6
DQ Mixed 41.3
45% 76.2 MB/s
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 39 7.8 44 58 34 MB/s
Read 429
Write 286
Mixed 163
SusWrite 60.3
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 11.9
4K Write 28.8
4K Mixed 14.4
52% 18.4 MB/s
DQ Read 106
DQ Write 70.3
DQ Mixed 24.3
35% 66.9 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 14 14 62 92 62 MB/s
Read 445
Write 284
Mixed 175
SusWrite 70.4
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 27.5
4K Mixed 13.4
55% 18.7 MB/s
DQ Read 47.6
DQ Write 23
DQ Mixed 38.4
28% 36.3 MB/s
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 48 27 87 27 38 MB/s
Read 402
Write 245
Mixed 259
SusWrite 60.5
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 11.1
44% 10.4 MB/s
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 77 21 11 34 36 MB/s
Read 327
Write 92.7
Mixed 115
SusWrite 45.1
32% 145 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 8.5
32% 8.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,074,796 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 120GB Builds (Compare 35,744 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $482

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