Average Bench: 68.9% (335th of 848)

more Based on 5,727 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDHII480G, SanDis Ultra II 480GB, SanDis SDSSDHII480G, SanDisk SDSSDHII, SanDisk Ultra II 480, SanDisk Ultra II 480GB, SanDisk Ultra II

Above average average bench

The SanDisk Ultra II 480GB averaged 31.0% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.3MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 466MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 480GB is 34.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk Ultra II 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 29.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.5MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 5,727 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 466 501
181 Write 282 349
169 Mixed 273 339
75.1% 340 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 28.3 37.2
25.1 4K Write 52.8 84.5
8.04 4K Mixed 14.5 21.1
89.4% 31.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.6 DQ Read 183 367
37.9 DQ Write 136 211
8.1 DQ Mixed 29.7 50.3
57.5% 116 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
106GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 487
Write 252
Mixed 177
67% 305 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 17.1
101% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 47.8
96% 197 MB/s
245GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 495
Write 236
Mixed 249
72% 327 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 49.3
4K Mixed 17
91% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 40.5
62% 119 MB/s
227GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 483
Write 321
Mixed 338
84% 381 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 31.1
4K Mixed 14.7
70% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 93.7
DQ Write 79.2
DQ Mixed 8.48
28% 60.5 MB/s
227GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 490
Write 323
Mixed 337
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 20.5
4K Mixed 12.1
54% 17 MB/s
DQ Read 66.8
DQ Write 39.5
DQ Mixed 24.2
26% 43.5 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,574,185 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 64%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $141

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,058

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Controller: Marvell 88SS9187. Memory: SanDisk 19nm TLC.

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