Average Bench: 52% (821st of 1016)

Based on 9,939 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDA480G

Average average bench

The SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB averaged 48.0% 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 68.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 220MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB is 38.9%. 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 17.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 132MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,939 samples)
Min Avg Max
217 Read 361 462
68.1 Write 287 411
6.9 Mixed 192 365
44.8 SusWrite 132 264
54.1% 243 MB/s
Min Avg Max
5.95 4K Read 15.4 23.1
13.8 4K Write 68.9 106
0.1 4K Mixed 11.3 21.9
74.3% 31.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.9 DQ Read 154 204
63.7 DQ Write 220 303
0.1 DQ Mixed 17.9 34.3
60.8% 130 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
303GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 153 153 116 153 153 MB/s
Read 375
Write 401
Mixed 148
SusWrite 152
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 18.5
114% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 27.6
65% 134 MB/s
27GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 143 153 120 149 153 MB/s
Read 333
Write 352
Mixed 167
SusWrite 153
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 1.1
83% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 155
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 20.6
62% 130 MB/s
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 178 50 39 62 35 MB/s
Read 274
Write 303
Mixed 307
SusWrite 94
55% 244 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 59.1
4K Mixed 12.7
63% 27.4 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 28.9
79% 164 MB/s
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 121 115 109 113 133 MB/s
Read 259
Write 332
Mixed 159
SusWrite 124
49% 218 MB/s
4K Read 8.7
4K Write 25.7
4K Mixed 10.1
40% 14.8 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 87.1
DQ Mixed 28.2
46% 91.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,413,271 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS SDSSDA-480G-G26 $603 mins
OutletPCUS SDSSDA-480G-G25 $6019 hrs
EbayUS SDSSDA-480G-G26 $689 mins
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Typical SSD Plus 480GB Builds (Compare 35,832 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 58%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $592

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6 months ago.

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


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