Average Bench: 52.4% (824th of 1021)

Based on 9,697 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 67.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 225MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB is 38.8%. 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 19.1MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 132MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,697 samples)
Min Avg Max
219 Read 360 462
68.3 Write 286 414
5 Mixed 196 367
46.1 SusWrite 132 247
54.2% 243 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.06 4K Read 15.6 23.3
13.8 4K Write 67.4 108
0.1 4K Mixed 11.9 22.3
74.4% 31.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
98.9 DQ Read 161 212
59.8 DQ Write 225 308
0.1 DQ Mixed 19.1 34.4
63.1% 135 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
213GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 303 229 119 139 129 MB/s
Read 382
Write 403
Mixed 352
SusWrite 222
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 90.8
4K Mixed 18.3
111% 45 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 29.2
81% 169 MB/s
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32070RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 239 90 1.8 113 115 MB/s
Read 417
Write 108
Mixed 56
SusWrite 112
38% 173 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 18.3
102% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 28.9
79% 162 MB/s
128GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 387 303 140 115 77 MB/s
Read 375
Write 317
Mixed 318
SusWrite 231
70% 310 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 65.9
4K Mixed 15.9
77% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 204
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 29.4
82% 173 MB/s
317GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 110 120 122 108 51 MB/s
Read 348
Write 345
Mixed 196
SusWrite 109
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 37.1
4K Mixed 9.2
48% 19.1 MB/s
DQ Read 192
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 28.7
81% 170 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,445,873 SSDs tested.

 Prices

OutletPCUS SDSSDA-480G-G25 $604 months
AmazonUS SDSSDA-480G-G26 $6024 mins
EbayUS SDSSDA-480G-G26 $628 mins
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Typical SSD Plus 480GB Builds (Compare 40,492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $647

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 Comments

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10 months ago.

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


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