Average Bench: 22.7% (992nd of 1016)

Based on 307 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD U100 16GB

Very poor average bench

The Sandisk U100 16GB averaged 77.2% 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. 4K Random Read Speed 14.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 225MB/s

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk U100 16GB is just 9.14%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk U100 16GB performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 8.23MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 27.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 307 samples)
Min Avg Max
173 Read 225 239
38.2 Write 55.9 64.6
38.3 Mixed 73.5 97.8
17 SusWrite 54.8 64.9
22.3% 102 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10 4K Read 14.2 17.9
5.54 4K Write 8.34 9.8
3.08 4K Mixed 5.78 8.8
33.3% 9.44 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14 DQ Read 27.1 35.5
7.05 DQ Write 8.23 9.32
3.64 DQ Mixed 7.14 11.1
8% 14.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
11GB free
Firmware: 10.02.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 56 58 59 58 58 MB/s
Read 239
Write 59
Mixed 58
SusWrite 57.8
22% 103 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 9.4
4K Mixed 8.7
41% 11.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.3
DQ Write 8.2
DQ Mixed 10.5
10% 15.3 MB/s
15GB free
Firmware: 10.56.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 65 66 65 66 65 MB/s
Read 234
Write 62.7
Mixed 62.8
SusWrite 64.6
23% 106 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 9.1
4K Mixed 8.7
40% 11.2 MB/s
DQ Read 26.4
DQ Write 9
DQ Mixed 10.9
10% 15.4 MB/s
4GB free
Firmware: 10.52.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 66 63 64 64 64 MB/s
Read 226
Write 64.8
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 63.9
23% 105 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 9.6
4K Mixed 8.9
40% 11.3 MB/s
DQ Read 26.2
DQ Write 8.9
DQ Mixed 10.9
10% 15.3 MB/s
14GB free
Firmware: 10.54.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 58 55 57 58 56 MB/s
Read 225
Write 58.7
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 56.5
22% 100 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 9.5
4K Mixed 8.8
39% 11 MB/s
DQ Read 26.7
DQ Write 8.8
DQ Mixed 11
10% 15.5 MB/s
15GB free
Firmware: 10.56.14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 55 57 59 56 59 MB/s
Read 216
Write 58.7
Mixed 61.5
SusWrite 57
22% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 9.6
4K Mixed 8.8
39% 11.2 MB/s
DQ Read 15.3
DQ Write 9.4
DQ Mixed 9.3
8% 11.3 MB/s
6GB free
Firmware: 10.56.14
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 53 51 50 51 52 MB/s
Read 200
Write 56
Mixed 43.5
SusWrite 51.8
19% 87.7 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 9
4K Mixed 7.4
35% 10 MB/s
DQ Read 27.4
DQ Write 8.8
DQ Mixed 10.9
10% 15.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,547,042 SSDs tested.

Typical U100 16GB Builds (Compare 1,072 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

System: Lenovo 20193

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $420

Popular U100 16GB systems:

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