Average Bench: 45.5% (836th of 1003)

Based on 9,872 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 240GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 240GB averaged 54.4% 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 425MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240GB is 21.3%. 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 98.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 71.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,872 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 425 460
212 Write 322 378
135 Mixed 250 323
50.5 SusWrite 98.7 159
60.8% 274 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.2 4K Read 17.8 23.1
7.43 4K Write 30.5 43.6
7.87 4K Mixed 14.9 19.7
62.1% 21 MB/s
Min Avg Max
39 DQ Read 103 120
23.7 DQ Write 71.8 92.6
13.3 DQ Mixed 34.7 44.3
40.1% 69.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
101GB free
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 50 41 92 119 115 MB/s
Read 416
Write 236
Mixed 306
SusWrite 127
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 31.7
4K Mixed 15.3
63% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 83.1
DQ Mixed 41.2
47% 81.6 MB/s
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 2.7 12 179 68 115 MB/s
Read 440
Write 320
Mixed 325
SusWrite 96.7
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 28.5
4K Mixed 18
65% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 82.8
DQ Mixed 20
36% 72 MB/s
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 51 6.6 69 6.9 2.3 MB/s
Read 401
Write 324
Mixed 289
SusWrite 54
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 24.4
4K Mixed 13
55% 18 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 54.9
DQ Mixed 40.4
42% 69.5 MB/s
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 74 4.1 145 142 158 MB/s
Read 347
Write 261
Mixed 180
SusWrite 124
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 9.4
4K Write 17.3
4K Mixed 10.2
36% 12.3 MB/s
DQ Read 80.7
DQ Write 60.4
DQ Mixed 29.6
33% 56.9 MB/s
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 13 74 3.8 26 3.9 MB/s
Read 408
Write 315
Mixed 207
SusWrite 54.5
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 11.1
4K Write 5.7
4K Mixed 8
30% 8.27 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 15,833,395 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240GB Builds (Compare 15,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 129% - Outstanding Total price: $490

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