Average Bench: 86.2% (395th of 1080)

more Based on 62,883 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDHII480G, SanDis Ultra II 480GB, SanDis SDSSDHII480G, SanDisk SDSSDHII, SanDisk Ultra II 480, SanDisk Ultra II 480GB, SanDisk Ultra II

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Ultra II 480GB averaged just 13.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Ultra II 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 203MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 480GB is 48.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Ultra II 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 243MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 278MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 62,883 samples)
Min Avg Max
347 Read 453 504
247 Write 392 478
169 Mixed 278 352
105 SusWrite 243 349
76.4% 342 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 29.2 37.6
34.4 4K Write 75.1 113
22.6 4K Mixed 36.4 49
131% 46.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
189 DQ Read 335 390
90.6 DQ Write 247 307
82.8 DQ Mixed 203 251
176% 262 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
89GB free
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 221 122 138 108 114 MB/s
Read 499
Write 482
Mixed 342
SusWrite 161
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 46.7
170% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 253
215% 316 MB/s
92GB free
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 217 171 189 201 198 MB/s
Read 495
Write 450
Mixed 324
SusWrite 210
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 36.7
141% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 116
144% 257 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 184 32 68 46 52 MB/s
Read 440
Write 320
Mixed 177
SusWrite 92.9
57% 258 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 68
4K Mixed 40.2
134% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 172
169% 272 MB/s
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MSRP ≈ $170 @ launch in Sep '14
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Typical Ultra II 480GB Builds (Compare 14,113 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 68%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $295

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $830

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 Comments

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

Everything you do on your computer - faster...

Added 8 years ago.

Excellent

2 years ago.

I've had it for years and it's never let me down. Very good drive and I am grateful to Sandisk that it still holds up today in my laptop.


Very good

8 years ago.

My first ssd, so, is very good to me!!!!


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