Average Bench: 45.3% (848th of 1011)

Based on 15,039 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 17.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240GB is 21%. 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 71MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,039 samples)
Min Avg Max
328 Read 420 460
159 Write 318 380
128 Mixed 243 323
48.9 SusWrite 104 163
60.3% 271 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.68 4K Read 17.7 23
8.3 4K Write 30.6 43.8
6.9 4K Mixed 14.4 19.5
61.4% 20.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 DQ Read 100 120
21.9 DQ Write 71 101
12.4 DQ Mixed 31.4 44.4
38.1% 67.5 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
116GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 2.3 113 120 135 142 MB/s
Read 442
Write 350
Mixed 247
SusWrite 126
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 29.6
4K Mixed 15.3
69% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 93.4
DQ Mixed 43.8
50% 84.8 MB/s
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 15 46 127 86 113 MB/s
Read 392
Write 320
Mixed 206
SusWrite 87.4
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 24.4
4K Mixed 13
49% 16.7 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 89.9
DQ Mixed 29.5
42% 79 MB/s
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 19 48 19 46 108 MB/s
Read 446
Write 321
Mixed 298
SusWrite 72.6
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 5.8
4K Mixed 11.4
48% 12.3 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 53 193 140 143 151 MB/s
Read 334
Write 326
Mixed 268
SusWrite 148
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 6.2
4K Mixed 14.7
37% 10.3 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 9.7 12 9.7 24 167 MB/s
Read 345
Write 301
Mixed 201
SusWrite 71.4
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 8.5
4K Write 16.2
4K Mixed 8.2
32% 11 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 83.5
DQ Mixed 38.5
46% 80.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,104,221 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240GB Builds (Compare 25,350 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $466

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