Average Bench: 53.3% (869th of 1072)

Based on 16,752 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDA480G

Average average bench

The SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB averaged 46.6% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 72.5MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 218MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB is 46.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 18.9MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 139MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 16,752 samples)
Min Avg Max
170 Read 349 460
70.5 Write 302 419
8.58 Mixed 205 381
40.3 SusWrite 139 270
55.5% 249 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.66 4K Read 16.1 23.6
16.2 4K Write 72.5 109
0.1 4K Mixed 12.1 22.8
78.2% 33.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
110 DQ Read 163 209
60.3 DQ Write 218 308
0.1 DQ Mixed 18.9 34.6
62.1% 133 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
392GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 291 189 170 175 192 158 MB/s
Read 478
Write 425
Mixed 384
SusWrite 196
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 12
94% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 34.2
84% 170 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32070RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 182 312 141 115 115 MB/s
Read 402
Write 374
Mixed 347
SusWrite 168
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 17.4
90% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 30
78% 160 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,677,518 SSDs tested


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Desktop 86%
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Workstation 73%

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

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