Average Bench: 87.4% (280th of 992)

more Based on 24,707 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 12.5% 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 202MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 480GB is 47%. 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 250MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 276MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,707 samples)
Min Avg Max
347 Read 455 502
276 Write 397 477
192 Mixed 276 348
106 SusWrite 250 354
77.1% 344 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 4K Read 29.1 38.4
37.2 4K Write 78.3 118
21.3 4K Mixed 36.6 49.5
132% 48 MB/s
Min Avg Max
97.2 DQ Read 333 390
97.2 DQ Write 258 310
58.3 DQ Mixed 202 252
177% 264 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 428 300 278 279 277 MB/s
Read 477
Write 452
Mixed 346
SusWrite 337
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 46.7
184% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 245
209% 308 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 303 302 306 289 276 MB/s
Read 505
Write 464
Mixed 259
SusWrite 302
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 52.9
176% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 208
192% 296 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 255 284 300 301 301 MB/s
Read 435
Write 334
Mixed 287
SusWrite 294
76% 337 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 80.4
4K Mixed 35.5
128% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 210
192% 296 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 13,030,033 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $170 @ launch in Sep '14
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AmazonUS $8739 mins
BHPhotoUS $13014 months
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Typical Ultra II 480GB Builds (Compare 24,861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,019

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 Comments

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

Everything you do on your computer - faster...

Added 3 years ago.

Terrible

11 months ago.

It worked 'ok' for two to three years. Over the past six months I've had stuttering issues in some games, ruled everything else out as most of my hardware was upgraded and all the other stuff was relatively new. Completely died on me a couple of weeks back. Tried recovering data and the drive itself but to no avail. Over the years I've found Scamdisk to be the worst brand of hard drives and memory sticks. They are a brand of Western Digital (from which I've also had numerous drives fail) so that says it all really. I have Samsung and Kingston SSDs and an old Hitachi 1TB HDD for much longer than this drive and they're all holding up to this day.


Very good

2 years ago.

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


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