Average Bench: 52.4% (858th of 1055)

Based on 12,802 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDA480G

Average average bench

The SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB averaged 47.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 70.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 207MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB is 42.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 17.6MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 131MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,802 samples)
Min Avg Max
221 Read 361 469
62 Write 278 416
5 Mixed 187 369
40.1 SusWrite 131 262
53.2% 239 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.02 4K Read 15.6 22.9
11.2 4K Write 70.2 107
0.1 4K Mixed 11.9 22.7
76.1% 32.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
70.1 DQ Read 160 205
50 DQ Write 207 306
0.2 DQ Mixed 17.6 34.5
59.4% 128 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
238GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 36 50 94 85 115 MB/s
Read 342
Write 361
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 86.9
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 95.5
4K Mixed 18.1
97% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 29.6
78% 161 MB/s
390GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 149 119 153 129 139 MB/s
Read 342
Write 212
Mixed 221
SusWrite 139
51% 229 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 17.3
72% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 162
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 1.7
58% 136 MB/s
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 145 125 126 129 115 MB/s
Read 429
Write 298
Mixed 11.2
SusWrite 134
48% 218 MB/s
4K Read 8.2
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 4.2
64% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 0.2
62% 147 MB/s
185GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 151 115 152 117 153 MB/s
Read 342
Write 302
Mixed 145
SusWrite 147
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 79.3
4K Mixed 0.7
66% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 8.2
61% 137 MB/s
45GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 39 50 29 25 25 MB/s
Read 440
Write 203
Mixed 13.5
SusWrite 43.9
38% 175 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 44.6
4K Mixed 0.2
42% 18.8 MB/s
DQ Read 170
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 0.2
37% 92.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,294,691 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS SDSSDA-480G-G26 $5425 mins
EbayUS SDSSDA-480G-G26 $609 mins
OutletPCUS SDSSDA-480G-G25 $6013 months
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Typical SSD Plus 480GB Builds (Compare 74,299 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $998

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20 months ago.

Slower than my SATA disk...no more this drive


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