Average Bench: 43.4% (868th of 1016)

Based on 77 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 240GB averaged 56.5% 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 425MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17MB/s

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240GB is just 19%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk PLUS 240GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 97.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 61.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 77 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 425 517
52 Write 265 374
25.4 Mixed 202 324
44.8 SusWrite 97.9 153
54.8% 248 MB/s
Min Avg Max
7.38 4K Read 17 23.2
4.37 4K Write 26.6 43.6
3.68 4K Mixed 12.5 19.4
55.9% 18.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.3 DQ Read 99.9 121
13.8 DQ Write 61.8 89.6
1.51 DQ Mixed 26.9 44.3
34.5% 62.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
57GB free
Firmware: 04RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 144 143 136 135 138 MB/s
Read 476
Write 389
Mixed 156
SusWrite 169
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 15.8
77% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 33.8
48% 88.9 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 69 104 84 45 47 MB/s
Read 428
Write 195
Mixed 130
SusWrite 66.8
45% 205 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 30.2
4K Mixed 18.2
69% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 69.3
DQ Mixed 42.2
45% 75.5 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 121 123 124 119 111 MB/s
Read 391
Write 333
Mixed 269
SusWrite 147
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 39.7
4K Mixed 8.8
61% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 88.3
DQ Write 69.8
DQ Mixed 31.2
36% 63.1 MB/s
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 43 2.9 58 129 114 MB/s
Read 436
Write 365
Mixed 232
SusWrite 82.1
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 31.4
4K Mixed 14.2
60% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 96.6
DQ Write 67.5
DQ Mixed 42.1
42% 68.7 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 96 16 82 98 47 MB/s
Read 423
Write 214
Mixed 244
SusWrite 81.4
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 15.5
4K Write 12.8
4K Mixed 16.2
51% 14.8 MB/s
DQ Read 89.9
DQ Write 66.1
DQ Mixed 28.7
35% 61.6 MB/s
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 67 104 116 43 50 MB/s
Read 424
Write 218
Mixed 177
SusWrite 82.2
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 26.8
4K Mixed 1.3
44% 15.6 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 11.3
DQ Mixed 41
34% 51.3 MB/s
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 40 144 38 50 38 MB/s
Read 450
Write 201
Mixed 194
SusWrite 55.7
49% 225 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 24.3
4K Mixed 1.1
47% 15.6 MB/s
DQ Read 60.6
DQ Write 4.4
DQ Mixed 1.4
9% 22.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,546,157 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240GB Builds (Compare 4,058 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
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System: HP Z800 Workstation

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