Average Bench: 42.6% (852nd of 1000)

Based on 10,139 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 240 GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB averaged 57.4% 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 415MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB is 24.7%. 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 81.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 54MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,139 samples)
Min Avg Max
324 Read 415 458
100 Write 229 363
32.3 Mixed 190 309
25.3 SusWrite 81.9 142
50.5% 229 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.1 4K Read 18.8 23.1
3.24 4K Write 24.6 41.7
1.03 4K Mixed 14.3 19.4
59.8% 19.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 DQ Read 103 120
5.33 DQ Write 54 88.4
4.99 DQ Mixed 33.2 42.8
36.8% 63.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
183GB free
Firmware: UF3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 148 144 148 149 149 MB/s
Read 433
Write 348
Mixed 274
SusWrite 149
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 35.4
4K Mixed 18.2
74% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 82.7
DQ Mixed 40
46% 80.1 MB/s
198GB free
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 33 30 145 128 117 MB/s
Read 454
Write 335
Mixed 205
SusWrite 120
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 19.3
73% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 86
DQ Mixed 41.2
47% 81.9 MB/s
53GB free
Firmware: UF3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 121 56 112 78 79 MB/s
Read 442
Write 154
Mixed 227
SusWrite 89.3
50% 228 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 39.5
4K Mixed 19.1
79% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 45.2
DQ Mixed 41.8
41% 67.7 MB/s
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 82 7.3 69 44 95 MB/s
Read 440
Write 358
Mixed 303
SusWrite 76.4
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 29.9
4K Mixed 16.7
65% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 85
DQ Mixed 38.6
46% 80.5 MB/s
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 18 4.3 97 66 107 MB/s
Read 426
Write 355
Mixed 310
SusWrite 75.3
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 31
4K Mixed 13.4
61% 20.8 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 85.2
DQ Mixed 20.8
37% 72.9 MB/s
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 13 35 15 2.8 172 MB/s
Read 365
Write 360
Mixed 282
SusWrite 70
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 26.8
4K Mixed 17.5
66% 21.2 MB/s
DQ Read 54.1
DQ Write 61.1
DQ Mixed 39.4
35% 51.5 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 115 88 62 13 73 MB/s
Read 435
Write 336
Mixed 205
SusWrite 62.8
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 17.8
51% 12.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,382,721 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240 GB 240GB Builds (Compare 26,057 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING - $119

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 116% - Outstanding Total price: $525

Popular PLUS 240 GB 240GB compatible motherboards:

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