Average Bench: 43.6% (913th of 1058)

Based on 23,885 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 419MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB is 28.3%. 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 85.2MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 59.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,885 samples)
Min Avg Max
322 Read 419 462
90.9 Write 240 363
37.5 Mixed 203 310
20.7 SusWrite 85.2 170
52.3% 237 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.7 4K Read 18.7 23.4
2.17 4K Write 26.9 43.3
1 4K Mixed 14.4 19.6
61.1% 20 MB/s
Min Avg Max
68.5 DQ Read 109 120
9.1 DQ Write 59.4 94.9
7.54 DQ Mixed 33.8 43.4
38.7% 67.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
58GB free
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 3.9 4.3 36 73 30 MB/s
Read 456
Write 223
Mixed 140
SusWrite 42.7
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 19.3
82% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 80.2
DQ Mixed 36.8
45% 79.1 MB/s
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 85 80 101 97 122 MB/s
Read 386
Write 132
Mixed 29.9
SusWrite 85.2
34% 158 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 35
4K Mixed 18.8
76% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 92.2
DQ Write 57.3
DQ Mixed 1.4
21% 50.3 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 119 82 72 124 131 MB/s
Read 378
Write 175
Mixed 215
SusWrite 94.6
48% 216 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 43.3
4K Mixed 19
74% 26.6 MB/s
DQ Read 77.8
DQ Write 71.6
DQ Mixed 42.3
41% 63.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,499,847 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240 GB 240GB Builds (Compare 12,015 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: 63% - Good Total price: $613

Popular PLUS 240 GB 240GB compatible motherboards:

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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