Average Bench: 68.2% (353rd of 850)

more Based on 6,111 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 31.8% 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 27.7MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 471MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 480GB is 34%. 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 28.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.6MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6,111 samples)
Min Avg Max
350 Read 471 501
173 Write 271 350
163 Mixed 265 339
74% 336 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.2 4K Read 27.7 36.1
24.9 4K Write 51.6 81.5
8.23 4K Mixed 14.6 21.2
88% 31.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.4 DQ Read 185 369
37.6 DQ Write 138 209
7.69 DQ Mixed 28.4 50.7
57.4% 117 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
47GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 499
Write 349
Mixed 328
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 21.5
137% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 42.9
98% 208 MB/s
85GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 489
Write 351
Mixed 332
87% 391 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 21.1
126% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 41.2
97% 207 MB/s
435GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 483
Write 342
Mixed 336
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 26.1
4K Mixed 15.2
64% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 42.1
96% 203 MB/s
255GB free
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 459
Write 235
Mixed 266
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 20.9
4K Write 37.4
4K Mixed 19.8
77% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 41.6
93% 194 MB/s
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Gaming 94%
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Desktop 80%
Workstation 63%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,096

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

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