Average Bench: 97% (219th of 1016)

Based on 5,951 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDH3500G

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Ultra 3D 500GB averaged just 3.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Ultra 3D 500GB near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 236MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.1MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra 3D 500GB is 56.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Ultra 3D 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 286MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 353MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 5,951 samples)
Min Avg Max
331 Read 454 512
212 Write 395 483
178 Mixed 286 394
161 SusWrite 353 416
83.4% 372 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.9 4K Read 31.4 40.9
35.4 4K Write 81 118
20.3 4K Mixed 40.1 53.9
142% 50.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
122 DQ Read 328 380
107 DQ Write 283 338
76.4 DQ Mixed 236 287
196% 282 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
376GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61110RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 396 389 402 404 404 MB/s
Read 512
Write 492
Mixed 374
SusWrite 403
100% 445 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 53.7
190% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 285
233% 332 MB/s
351GB free
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 458 394 398 396 397 398 MB/s
Read 494
Write 481
Mixed 334
SusWrite 407
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 40.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 54.2
191% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 289
235% 333 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 170 172 176 177 171 MB/s
Read 354
Write 311
Mixed 267
SusWrite 171
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 60.1
4K Mixed 38.8
130% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 233
178% 242 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,382,008 SSDs tested.


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Gaming 55%
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 56%

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $120

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $637

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Controller: Marvell 88SS1074. Memory: SanDisk 3D TLC

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