Average Bench: 41.9% (878th of 1021)

Based on 8,491 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 120GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 120GB averaged 58.1% 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 408MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.6MB/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 73.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 64.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,491 samples)
Min Avg Max
319 Read 408 454
154 Write 254 309
99.5 Mixed 215 296
49.8 SusWrite 73.5 108
52.6% 238 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.99 4K Read 17.6 23.5
2.97 4K Write 26 42.5
4.7 4K Mixed 14.2 19.7
58.7% 19.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 DQ Read 99.4 120
18.2 DQ Write 64.1 91.8
13.1 DQ Mixed 31.5 42.7
37.1% 65 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 17 11 55 51 31 MB/s
Read 448
Write 250
Mixed 309
SusWrite 63.5
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 31.8
4K Mixed 15.3
71% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 75.1
DQ Mixed 42.7
46% 78.1 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 16 82 69 68 72 MB/s
Read 418
Write 175
Mixed 202
SusWrite 80.8
48% 219 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 30.3
4K Mixed 13.2
64% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 83.4
DQ Mixed 25.7
40% 75.7 MB/s
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 7.5 49 22 90 67 MB/s
Read 391
Write 281
Mixed 263
SusWrite 69.8
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 32
4K Mixed 16
65% 22.1 MB/s
DQ Read 60.7
DQ Write 72.6
DQ Mixed 40.9
38% 58.1 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 4.9 3.1 6.9 65 82 MB/s
Read 400
Write 292
Mixed 249
SusWrite 56.8
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 26.5
4K Mixed 14
58% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 23.1
DQ Mixed 33.7
34% 57.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,444,441 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 120GB Builds (Compare 29,621 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $314

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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