Average Bench: 238% (55th of 1058)

Based on 7,492 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk Ultra 3D NVMe

Outstanding average bench

The Sandisk Ultra 3D NVMe 1TB averaged 137.6% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Sandisk Ultra 3D NVMe 1TB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 1,031MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 1,192MB/s

Terrible consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk Ultra 3D NVMe 1TB is 84.5%. This is a particularly wide range which indicates that the Sandisk Ultra 3D NVMe 1TB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 856MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 52MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,492 samples)
Min Avg Max
1,156 Read 1,527 1,596
1,241 Write 1,678 1,896
1,056 Mixed 1,324 1,486
573 SusWrite 856 967
303% 1,346 MB/s
Min Avg Max
38.3 4K Read 52 55.1
83 4K Write 158 214
50.2 4K Mixed 71.3 83.6
254% 93.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
708 DQ Read 1,192 1,518
376 DQ Write 889 1,246
506 DQ Mixed 1,031 1,341
774% 1,038 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
931GB free
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1493 794 791 777 833 847 MB/s
Read 1,571
Write 1,888
Mixed 1,458
SusWrite 922
329% 1,460 MB/s
4K Read 53.5
4K Write 204
4K Mixed 83.4
296% 114 MB/s
DQ Read 1,399
DQ Write 1,235
DQ Mixed 1,298
978% 1,310 MB/s
637GB free
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1562 841 840 842 841 840 MB/s
Read 1,572
Write 1,822
Mixed 1,446
SusWrite 961
327% 1,450 MB/s
4K Read 54.3
4K Write 186
4K Mixed 81
285% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,394
DQ Write 1,139
DQ Mixed 1,253
942% 1,262 MB/s
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1499 815 618 511 466 460 MB/s
Read 1,527
Write 1478
Mixed 1,228
SusWrite 728
278% 1,240 MB/s
4K Read 56.4
4K Write 246
4K Mixed 88.3
329% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 1,461
DQ Write 999
DQ Mixed 1,221
914% 1,227 MB/s
223GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1446 821 783 574 432 342 MB/s
Read 1,574
Write 1,720
Mixed 1,388
SusWrite 733
304% 1354 MB/s
4K Read 46.6
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 66.1
218% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 824
DQ Write 502
DQ Mixed 710
516% 678 MB/s
268GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211070WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1378 826 472 355 368 354 MB/s
Read 1,581
Write 1,748
Mixed 1,334
SusWrite 626
297% 1,322 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 65.1
217% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 863
DQ Write 527
DQ Mixed 710
525% 700 MB/s
708GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1270 796 783 810 775 810 MB/s
Read 1,502
Write 1,680
Mixed 1,281
SusWrite 874
300% 1,334 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 65.6
4K Mixed 50
171% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,257
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 255
296% 543 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,077,277 SSDs tested.

Typical Ultra 3D NVMe 1TB Builds (Compare 72,771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,063

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