Average Bench: 98.2% (249th of 1058)

Based on 11,246 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDH3500G

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Ultra 3D 500GB averaged just 1.7% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 240MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 40.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra 3D 500GB is 48.6%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Ultra 3D 500GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 293MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 361MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,246 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 460 512
262 Write 403 486
196 Mixed 293 396
182 SusWrite 361 419
85.1% 379 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.9 4K Read 31.9 40.2
38.5 4K Write 80.1 116
21.8 4K Mixed 40.4 53.8
142% 50.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
207 DQ Read 334 380
139 DQ Write 283 340
118 DQ Mixed 240 288
198% 286 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
425GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 416 419 418 419 420 MB/s
Read 514
Write 459
Mixed 239
SusWrite 417
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 54.1
180% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 285
233% 332 MB/s
101GB free
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 487 415 425 426 374 425 MB/s
Read 388
Write 185
Mixed 386
SusWrite 425
78% 346 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 54.1
191% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 292
237% 336 MB/s
147GB free
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 430 426 412 424 412 434 MB/s
Read 497
Write 464
Mixed 341
SusWrite 423
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 47.1
162% 57 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 136
162% 281 MB/s
273GB free
Firmware: X61110RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 401 411 409 413 408 MB/s
Read 503
Write 437
Mixed 299
SusWrite 402
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 45.6
162% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 187
DQ Mixed 199
151% 203 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61110RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 201 150 206 265 154 MB/s
Read 510
Write 488
Mixed 204
SusWrite 213
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 42.3
172% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 140
149% 245 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 416 420 416 415 419 MB/s
Read 440
Write 376
Mixed 232
SusWrite 418
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 55
4K Mixed 30.1
114% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 282
226% 318 MB/s
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Desktop 88%
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Workstation 96%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,064

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