Average Bench: 22.7% (1038th of 1058)

Based on 430 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD U100 16GB

Very poor average bench

The Sandisk U100 16GB averaged 77.3% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 13.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 223MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk U100 16GB is just 11.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk U100 16GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 9.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 28MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 430 samples)
Min Avg Max
147 Read 223 239
25.4 Write 55.8 64.9
28.6 Mixed 68.5 96.9
11.7 SusWrite 53.5 64.9
21.8% 100 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.3 4K Read 13.9 18
4.99 4K Write 8.3 9.8
3.16 4K Mixed 6.27 8.9
33.5% 9.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
14.5 DQ Read 28 35.3
7.13 DQ Write 9.4 9.32
3.72 DQ Mixed 8.7 11.2
9.03% 15.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
5GB free
Firmware: CS.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 57 57 58 57 58 MB/s
Read 233
Write 49.2
Mixed 58.4
SusWrite 56.7
22% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 12.8
4K Write 9.2
4K Mixed 8.1
35% 10 MB/s
DQ Read 25.7
DQ Write 8
DQ Mixed 10.3
9% 14.7 MB/s
11GB free
Firmware: 10.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 56 59 58 52 58 MB/s
Read 152
Write 57.5
Mixed 58
SusWrite 56.7
18% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 6.7
4K Mixed 5.7
30% 8.27 MB/s
430 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,017,445 SSDs tested.

Typical U100 16GB Builds (Compare 756 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 19%
Desktop 78%
Workstation 17%

System: Acer Predator G3620

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $467

Popular U100 16GB systems:

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