Average Bench: 53.1% (857th of 1058)

Based on 13,959 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDA480G

Average average bench

The SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB averaged 46.9% 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 227MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB is 44.7%. 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 19.3MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 139MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,959 samples)
Min Avg Max
208 Read 353 469
81.4 Write 303 424
5.8 Mixed 207 380
44.6 SusWrite 139 269
55.9% 250 MB/s
Min Avg Max
4.6 4K Read 15.6 23.6
15.2 4K Write 70.2 109
0.1 4K Mixed 12.1 22.7
76.3% 32.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
86.6 DQ Read 161 214
75.2 DQ Write 227 309
0.2 DQ Mixed 19.3 34.5
63.5% 136 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
63GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 396 68 64 41 50 MB/s
Read 407
Write 415
Mixed 357
SusWrite 142
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 18.6
110% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 29
79% 165 MB/s
321GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 120 153 115 153 120 MB/s
Read 372
Write 312
Mixed 174
SusWrite 140
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 84.8
4K Mixed 15.6
90% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 30.2
52% 101 MB/s
113GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 56 51 69 58 51 MB/s
Read 373
Write 277
Mixed 83.9
SusWrite 75
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 6.1
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 15
61% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 58.6
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 0.2
43% 97.4 MB/s
248GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 109 126 141 77 110 MB/s
Read 222
Write 66.5
Mixed 292
SusWrite 112
39% 173 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 14.7
63% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 34.4
63% 125 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,556,901 SSDs tested.

 Prices

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Gaming 101%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,072

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2 years ago.

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


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