Average Bench: 54.1% (825th of 1040)

Based on 12,067 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDA480G

Average average bench

The SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB averaged 45.8% 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 72MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 224MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB is 44.1%. 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 18MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 143MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,067 samples)
Min Avg Max
216 Read 361 466
81.5 Write 304 421
8 Mixed 212 376
47.4 SusWrite 143 275
56.9% 255 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.4 4K Read 15.9 23.8
17.5 4K Write 72 106
0.1 4K Mixed 12.3 21.9
77.9% 33.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
67.3 DQ Read 162 212
57.1 DQ Write 224 307
0.1 DQ Mixed 18 34.3
62.5% 135 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 51 77 84 70 89 MB/s
Read 364
Write 314
Mixed 53.3
SusWrite 94.7
46% 206 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 20.4
111% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 0.2
62% 148 MB/s
415GB free
Firmware: Z331
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 154 162 178 159 156 MB/s
Read 338
Write 207
Mixed 217
SusWrite 162
52% 231 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 75
4K Mixed 19.8
95% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 201
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 29
66% 138 MB/s
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 355 45 128 152 117 MB/s
Read 391
Write 375
Mixed 338
SusWrite 196
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 43.3
4K Mixed 14.7
63% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 28.4
77% 159 MB/s
103GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 116 153 122 146 118 MB/s
Read 283
Write 370
Mixed 158
SusWrite 148
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 70.9
4K Mixed 15.2
78% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 30.1
71% 148 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,129,849 SSDs tested.

 Prices

EbayUS SDSSDA-480G-G26 $575 mins
AmazonUS SDSSDA-480G-G26 $5920 mins
OutletPCUS SDSSDA-480G-G25 $609 months
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Typical SSD Plus 480GB Builds (Compare 2,342 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $957

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 Comments

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Poor

15 months ago.

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


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