Average Bench: 86.4% (382nd of 1069)

Based on 3,299 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk Ultra II 500GB

Very good average bench

The Sandisk Ultra II 500GB averaged just 13.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Sandisk Ultra II 500GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 210MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 36.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk Ultra II 500GB is 48.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk Ultra II 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 243MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 270MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,299 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 453 504
248 Write 379 484
172 Mixed 270 359
84.1 SusWrite 243 323
75.2% 336 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 29.3 38
35.2 4K Write 77 116
20.9 4K Mixed 36.8 50.3
132% 47.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
147 DQ Read 318 374
96.9 DQ Write 251 308
89.4 DQ Mixed 210 253
177% 260 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
264GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 439 309 307 299 298 299 MB/s
Read 507
Write 486
Mixed 365
SusWrite 325
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 49.6
175% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 254
211% 305 MB/s
62GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 286 308 302 292 291 287 MB/s
Read 460
Write 389
Mixed 259
SusWrite 294
78% 351 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 22.9
84% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 244
197% 280 MB/s
293GB free
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 97 94 96 98 98 MB/s
Read 450
Write 403
Mixed 327
SusWrite 96.4
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 70.8
4K Mixed 42.2
139% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 195
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 170
129% 175 MB/s
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41110WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 137 36 33 43 94 MB/s
Read 378
Write 288
Mixed 178
SusWrite 85.9
52% 232 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 39.3
4K Mixed 22.1
86% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 171
DQ Mixed 240
187% 261 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 60,766,390 SSDs tested.

Typical Ultra II 500GB Builds (Compare 18,565 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 133%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WI-FI) - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $848

Popular Ultra II 500GB compatible motherboards:

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 Comments

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Poor

2 years ago.

Unreliable. I've had it corrupt my game data on it about 3 times even after wiping the whole drive multiple times and even my whole computer twice.


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