Average Bench: 43.6% (866th of 1016)

Based on 12,465 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 240 GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB averaged 56.4% 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. Sequential Read Speed 422MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 19.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB is 27.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 86.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 54.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,465 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 422 461
99.8 Write 225 366
17.2 Mixed 192 313
23.7 SusWrite 86.2 152
51% 231 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 19.1 23.5
2.4 4K Write 25.4 43.2
1.17 4K Mixed 14.6 19.6
61.2% 19.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
33.1 DQ Read 107 120
8.24 DQ Write 54.6 91.1
9.84 DQ Mixed 33.1 42.9
37.3% 65 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
184GB free
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 66 66 64 67 67 MB/s
Read 463
Write 349
Mixed 296
SusWrite 66.2
65% 294 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 43.9
4K Mixed 19.8
84% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 88.3
DQ Mixed 41.4
48% 82.5 MB/s
104GB free
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 285 209 112 121 117 120 MB/s
Read 450
Write 362
Mixed 298
SusWrite 161
71% 318 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 14
4K Mixed 19
64% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 41.7
DQ Mixed 41.9
41% 67.2 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 2.4 64 32 4.7 15 MB/s
Read 426
Write 336
Mixed 313
SusWrite 49.5
62% 281 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 15.5
4K Mixed 15.3
56% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 43.5
DQ Write 40.2
DQ Mixed 40.5
31% 41.4 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 64 36 44 33 41 MB/s
Read 382
Write 150
Mixed 126
SusWrite 40.3
38% 175 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 15.4
44% 11.6 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 3.4 57 1.1 26 2.3 MB/s
Read 328
Write 265
Mixed 248
SusWrite 33.2
49% 219 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 24.3
4K Mixed 9.9
47% 16.1 MB/s
DQ Read 39.2
DQ Write 47.4
DQ Mixed 38.8
30% 41.8 MB/s
38GB free
Firmware: UF3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 11 28 34 83 22 MB/s
Read 393
Write 305
Mixed 195
SusWrite 55.2
53% 237 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 7.5
33% 8.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,567 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240 GB 240GB Builds (Compare 35,542 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $565

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