Average Bench: 97% (230th of 1030)

Based on 6,549 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 231MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 39.7MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra 3D 500GB is 53.4%. 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 290MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 352MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,549 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 458 512
274 Write 408 484
182 Mixed 290 393
160 SusWrite 352 422
84.7% 377 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.6 4K Read 31.7 40.4
37.8 4K Write 78.8 114
21.2 4K Mixed 39.7 52.9
141% 50 MB/s
Min Avg Max
162 DQ Read 332 380
104 DQ Write 282 338
77.8 DQ Mixed 231 288
194% 282 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 386 402 395 396 400 MB/s
Read 514
Write 490
Mixed 391
SusWrite 405
101% 450 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 51.3
182% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 284
232% 330 MB/s
176GB free
Firmware: X61110RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 399 405 406 405 406 MB/s
Read 492
Write 470
Mixed 374
SusWrite 414
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 48
164% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 286
233% 332 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 464 388 396 240 124 99 MB/s
Read 510
Write 479
Mixed 354
SusWrite 285
91% 407 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 49.5
174% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 285
232% 330 MB/s
32GB free
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 173 222 89 104 106 MB/s
Read 408
Write 464
Mixed 224
SusWrite 168
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 49
167% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 317
DQ Mixed 247
212% 313 MB/s
359GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61170RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 397 402 321 323 313 MB/s
Read 409
Write 308
Mixed 250
SusWrite 360
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 23.3
124% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 282
231% 330 MB/s
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Gaming 47%
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Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350-PLUS - $100

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