Average Bench: 87.1% (325th of 1030)

more Based on 44,896 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 12.9% 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 207MB/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 41.7%. 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 249MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 284MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 44,896 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 460 504
293 Write 405 481
194 Mixed 284 353
106 SusWrite 249 350
78.2% 349 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19 4K Read 28.9 37.3
38.7 4K Write 74.6 112
23.8 4K Mixed 36.6 48.9
130% 46.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
217 DQ Read 340 390
159 DQ Write 260 309
88.4 DQ Mixed 207 253
180% 269 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
129GB free
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 278 269 280 267 274 MB/s
Read 458
Write 386
Mixed 262
SusWrite 285
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 28.7
95% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 292
DQ Mixed 242
205% 299 MB/s
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 156 118 41 54 44 MB/s
Read 375
Write 331
Mixed 233
SusWrite 97.3
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 39.8
148% 56.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 128
134% 226 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,399,775 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $170 @ launch in Sep '14
AmazonUS $5928 days
EbayUS $10617 mins
BHPhotoUS $1302 years
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Typical Ultra II 480GB Builds (Compare 9,740 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $228

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,041

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 Comments

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

Everything you do on your computer - faster...

Added 5 years ago.

Terrible

2 years 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

4 years ago.

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


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