Average Bench: 52% (813th of 1011)

Based on 7,786 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDA480G

Average average bench

The SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB averaged 47.9% 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 69.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 214MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB is 42.3%. 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 17.7MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 134MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,786 samples)
Min Avg Max
199 Read 359 470
69.4 Write 287 416
6.4 Mixed 182 367
52.1 SusWrite 134 235
53.7% 241 MB/s
Min Avg Max
6.72 4K Read 15.8 23.6
7.7 4K Write 69.8 108
0.1 4K Mixed 11.1 21.9
75.1% 32.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.9 DQ Read 153 209
39.7 DQ Write 214 307
0.1 DQ Mixed 17.7 34.4
59.7% 128 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
234GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 359 292 170 128 141 MB/s
Read 454
Write 406
Mixed 352
SusWrite 231
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 17.3
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 19.1
114% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 215
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 28.7
84% 177 MB/s
277GB free
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 192 162 184 184 161 MB/s
Read 380
Write 358
Mixed 371
SusWrite 180
72% 322 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 22.5
114% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 203
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 34.2
62% 124 MB/s
407GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32070RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 115 153 115 140 115 MB/s
Read 453
Write 404
Mixed 364
SusWrite 133
76% 338 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 90.5
4K Mixed 18.5
98% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 168
DQ Mixed 10.3
50% 111 MB/s
337GB free
Firmware: Z32070RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 129 142 127 153 142 MB/s
Read 346
Write 340
Mixed 156
SusWrite 139
55% 245 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 14.3
4K Mixed 13.6
60% 17.1 MB/s
DQ Read 37.5
DQ Write 15.6
DQ Mixed 15.2
14% 22.8 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,664,733 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS SDSSDA-480G-G26 $6015 mins
EbayUS SDSSDA-480G-G26 $6518 mins
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Typical SSD Plus 480GB Builds (Compare 31,751 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 59%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $620

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2 months ago.

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


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