Average Bench: 45.2% (902nd of 1058)

Based on 69,769 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 240GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 240GB averaged 54.7% 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 17.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240GB is 24.4%. 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 106MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 78.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 69,769 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 420 460
200 Write 321 386
134 Mixed 238 320
43.1 SusWrite 106 170
60.3% 271 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9 4K Read 17.8 23.4
8.08 4K Write 31.2 44.4
5.6 4K Mixed 13.2 19.2
60.5% 20.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
29 DQ Read 104 120
32.6 DQ Write 78.2 104
12.2 DQ Mixed 30.9 44.1
39.4% 71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 25 4.4 85 110 106 MB/s
Read 462
Write 327
Mixed 300
SusWrite 89.8
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 15.7
68% 24.6 MB/s
DQ Read 90.3
DQ Write 69.8
DQ Mixed 41.6
42% 67.2 MB/s
195GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 232 123 142 128 119 121 MB/s
Read 393
Write 307
Mixed 154
SusWrite 144
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 22.7
4K Mixed 5.8
43% 14.7 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 74.9
DQ Mixed 18.5
35% 69.9 MB/s
107GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 29 38 44 33 25 MB/s
Read 375
Write 138
Mixed 197
SusWrite 56.6
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 20.9
4K Mixed 12.6
48% 15.8 MB/s
DQ Read 72.8
DQ Write 35.4
DQ Mixed 29.5
28% 45.9 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 126 140 125 142 122 MB/s
Read 270
Write 305
Mixed 87.6
SusWrite 142
45% 201 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 21.7
4K Mixed 6.7
38% 13.5 MB/s
DQ Read 98.4
DQ Write 93.5
DQ Mixed 18
35% 70 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,559,814 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240GB Builds (Compare 71,406 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 - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $640

Popular PLUS 240GB compatible motherboards:

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  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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