Average Bench: 44.9% (904th of 1058)

Based on 69,510 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 240GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 240GB averaged 55.0% 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 17.9MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240GB is 23.4%. 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 104MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 75.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 69,510 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 420 458
170 Write 317 383
134 Mixed 238 324
45.9 SusWrite 104 168
59.9% 270 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.1 4K Read 17.9 23.5
8.55 4K Write 30.7 44.8
5.7 4K Mixed 13.1 19.4
60.2% 20.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
26.1 DQ Read 101 120
26.1 DQ Write 75.6 103
9.93 DQ Mixed 31.4 44.4
39% 69.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
39GB free
Firmware: UF22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 143 153 144 134 132 MB/s
Read 468
Write 369
Mixed 156
SusWrite 154
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 16.1
76% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 77.2
DQ Mixed 32.7
42% 75.5 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 192 150 130 156 158 MB/s
Read 347
Write 277
Mixed 270
SusWrite 176
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 39.1
4K Mixed 18.8
71% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 78.8
DQ Mixed 41.8
46% 79.4 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 69 22 112 115 109 MB/s
Read 426
Write 259
Mixed 316
SusWrite 111
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 33.3
4K Mixed 18
69% 23.4 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 93.3
DQ Mixed 21.1
39% 77.5 MB/s
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 64 22 33 11 75 MB/s
Read 457
Write 265
Mixed 193
SusWrite 44.4
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 14.1
4K Write 22.3
4K Mixed 17.8
56% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 58.7
DQ Mixed 14.4
30% 63.5 MB/s
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 1.7 130 87 39 0.5 MB/s
Read 376
Write 293
Mixed 207
SusWrite 71.8
53% 237 MB/s
4K Read 11.8
4K Write 10.5
4K Mixed 17.5
46% 13.3 MB/s
DQ Read 96.5
DQ Write 27.6
DQ Mixed 31.5
31% 51.9 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 240GB Builds (Compare 64,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $62

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $535

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