Average Bench: 45.1% (905th of 1059)

Based on 86,316 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 240GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 240GB averaged 54.8% 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 18.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240GB is 23%. 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 105MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 75.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 86,316 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 420 461
200 Write 322 384
129 Mixed 238 320
42.4 SusWrite 105 169
60.4% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 18.1 23.2
8.69 4K Write 30.6 44.6
5.95 4K Mixed 13.1 19.5
60.4% 20.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30 DQ Read 102 120
31.1 DQ Write 75.8 104
12.8 DQ Mixed 31.4 44.2
39.1% 69.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 2 3.9 202 71 20 MB/s
Read 449
Write 360
Mixed 312
SusWrite 77.9
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 33.7
4K Mixed 18
68% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 80.1
DQ Mixed 40.7
46% 78.9 MB/s
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 147 128 145 133 120 MB/s
Read 406
Write 354
Mixed 155
SusWrite 141
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 33.5
4K Mixed 9.9
58% 20.5 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 12.8
36% 77 MB/s
66GB free
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 77 83 86 86 86 MB/s
Read 376
Write 323
Mixed 266
SusWrite 85.4
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 10.2
4K Mixed 18.1
61% 16.5 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 82.9
DQ Mixed 13.6
34% 71.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 59,024,878 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240GB Builds (Compare 10,923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $535

Popular PLUS 240GB compatible motherboards:

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