Average Bench: 43.2% (915th of 1058)

Based on 22,914 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 240 GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB averaged 56.7% 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 420MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB is 27.3%. 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 83.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 56.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,914 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 420 462
101 Write 237 365
9.93 Mixed 195 318
20.3 SusWrite 83.2 163
51.7% 234 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.9 4K Read 18.9 23.3
3.3 4K Write 26.1 42.9
1.2 4K Mixed 14.1 19.7
60.5% 19.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
42 DQ Read 107 120
6.11 DQ Write 56.2 90.2
1.6 DQ Mixed 33.7 43.1
37.8% 65.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
223GB free
Firmware: UF3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 141 156 149 149 152 MB/s
Read 463
Write 380
Mixed 316
SusWrite 174
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 46.5
4K Mixed 19.2
84% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 95.8
DQ Mixed 40.9
49% 84.9 MB/s
45GB free
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 98 118 106 131 130 MB/s
Read 464
Write 174
Mixed 250
SusWrite 115
55% 251 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 18.9
80% 27.1 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 71.6
DQ Mixed 35.7
43% 75.4 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 15 72 57 104 38 MB/s
Read 458
Write 209
Mixed 304
SusWrite 52.1
56% 256 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 37
4K Mixed 11.5
68% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 23.9
DQ Mixed 40.4
37% 59.8 MB/s
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 3.4 41 103 85 6.6 MB/s
Read 417
Write 339
Mixed 213
SusWrite 69.4
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 17.4
4K Write 25.7
4K Mixed 10.3
53% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 82.5
DQ Mixed 40.9
46% 79.8 MB/s
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 48 17 3.8 5.8 30 MB/s
Read 365
Write 63.6
Mixed 173
SusWrite 48.5
36% 163 MB/s
4K Read 7.4
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 6.3
22% 6.07 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 41,897,553 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240 GB 240GB Builds (Compare 10,812 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $616

Popular PLUS 240 GB 240GB compatible motherboards:

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