Average Bench: 42.6% (898th of 1040)

Based on 20,179 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 18.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB is 27%. 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 81MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 54.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,179 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 415 460
86.2 Write 221 363
16.9 Mixed 186 304
20.6 SusWrite 81 154
49.8% 226 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.8 4K Read 18.7 23.3
1.29 4K Write 24.4 42.4
1 4K Mixed 14.3 19.4
59.7% 19.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
56.4 DQ Read 108 120
7.87 DQ Write 54.7 90.1
1.5 DQ Mixed 33.1 42.8
37.4% 65.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
70GB free
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 137 137 61 113 97 MB/s
Read 442
Write 255
Mixed 256
SusWrite 127
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 38.3
4K Mixed 18.8
76% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 80.1
DQ Mixed 42.6
48% 81.3 MB/s
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 2.7 14 24 2.8 115 MB/s
Read 438
Write 306
Mixed 218
SusWrite 60.6
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 36.4
4K Mixed 17.4
73% 24.8 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 64
DQ Mixed 42.1
44% 74.2 MB/s
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 2.7 82 16 11 8.7 MB/s
Read 359
Write 174
Mixed 222
SusWrite 26.6
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 14.7
4K Write 31.1
4K Mixed 15.8
59% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 63.7
DQ Mixed 42.2
44% 73.8 MB/s
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 60 21 53 88 59 MB/s
Read 410
Write 224
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 48.7
41% 187 MB/s
4K Read 15.2
4K Write 30.9
4K Mixed 8.3
50% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 62.6
DQ Mixed 1.4
24% 59.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,682,468 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240 GB 240GB Builds (Compare 7,831 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $606

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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