Average Bench: 89.2% (328th of 1058)

Based on 4,382 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD G5 BICS4

Very good average bench

The Sandisk G5 BICS4 500GB averaged just 10.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Sandisk G5 BICS4 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 210MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 42.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk G5 BICS4 500GB is 42%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk G5 BICS4 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 202MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 271MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,382 samples)
Min Avg Max
316 Read 445 504
235 Write 357 482
175 Mixed 271 369
122 SusWrite 202 235
71.2% 319 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.2 4K Read 32.5 40.1
45.2 4K Write 85.1 113
25.4 4K Mixed 42.2 53
148% 53.3 MB/s
Min Avg Max
157 DQ Read 335 387
106 DQ Write 254 320
115 DQ Mixed 210 259
180% 266 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
83GB free
Firmware: 415000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 208 226 205 209 207 MB/s
Read 502
Write 273
Mixed 230
SusWrite 219
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 52.9
185% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 157
170% 284 MB/s
305GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 210 212 211 216 169 MB/s
Read 494
Write 279
Mixed 273
SusWrite 209
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 52.3
182% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 238
204% 302 MB/s
283GB free
Firmware: 415000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 270 208 206 205 208 208 MB/s
Read 502
Write 348
Mixed 220
SusWrite 217
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 34.5
153% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 250
214% 317 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 221 217 220 217 217 MB/s
Read 450
Write 392
Mixed 351
SusWrite 228
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 85
4K Mixed 28.6
123% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 214
185% 277 MB/s
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 227 217 215 209 215 MB/s
Read 356
Write 304
Mixed 150
SusWrite 215
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 47.9
4K Mixed 31.3
90% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 30.8
DQ Write 97.5
DQ Mixed 41.4
38% 56.6 MB/s
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 225 207 214 214 218 MB/s
Read 322
Write 315
Mixed 183
SusWrite 213
58% 258 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 47.4
4K Mixed 29.4
94% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 30.6
DQ Write 97.7
DQ Mixed 40.7
38% 56.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,091,139 SSDs tested.

Typical G5 BICS4 500GB Builds (Compare 81,348 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $109

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $853

Popular G5 BICS4 500GB compatible motherboards:

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