Average Bench: 43.9% (841st of 1000)

Based on 7,168 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 240GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 240GB averaged 56.1% 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 416MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.2MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240GB is 20.5%. 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 93.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 69.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,168 samples)
Min Avg Max
329 Read 416 458
191 Write 314 377
159 Mixed 248 320
48.3 SusWrite 93.7 149
59.5% 268 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.79 4K Read 17.2 22.5
6.59 4K Write 28.2 40.7
7.78 4K Mixed 14.4 19.2
59.5% 19.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 DQ Read 98.1 120
23.4 DQ Write 69.4 90.9
12.4 DQ Mixed 33.3 44.3
38.5% 67 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
43GB free
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 38 148 94 136 138 MB/s
Read 458
Write 380
Mixed 240
SusWrite 141
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 42.8
4K Mixed 20.4
84% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 90.6
DQ Mixed 13.5
35% 73.8 MB/s
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 52 73 116 139 139 MB/s
Read 461
Write 378
Mixed 317
SusWrite 142
72% 324 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 39.2
4K Mixed 19.1
78% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 87
DQ Write 63.2
DQ Mixed 40.4
40% 63.5 MB/s
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 54 42 148 131 77 MB/s
Read 439
Write 314
Mixed 200
SusWrite 110
59% 266 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 25.8
4K Mixed 18.9
66% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 72.3
DQ Mixed 29.1
39% 72.8 MB/s
28GB free
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 119 135 135 139 141 MB/s
Read 407
Write 318
Mixed 293
SusWrite 161
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 8.7
4K Write 35.9
4K Mixed 16.1
53% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 84.1
DQ Mixed 40.1
46% 80.2 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 9 38 14 103 22 MB/s
Read 448
Write 356
Mixed 311
SusWrite 61.1
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 26.2
4K Mixed 17.6
62% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 47.1
DQ Mixed 40.2
40% 65 MB/s
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 68 3.2 18 150 92 MB/s
Read 369
Write 305
Mixed 194
SusWrite 82.6
53% 238 MB/s
4K Read 10.5
4K Write 28.7
4K Mixed 8.4
42% 15.9 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 88.1
DQ Mixed 44.2
49% 82.4 MB/s
125GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 8 2.1 3.2 42 156 MB/s
Read 360
Write 271
Mixed 264
SusWrite 63.7
53% 240 MB/s
4K Read 7.9
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 9.3
35% 12.5 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 74.4
DQ Mixed 43.5
46% 78.3 MB/s
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 53 113 108 54 71 MB/s
Read 313
Write 298
Mixed 231
SusWrite 82.8
52% 231 MB/s
4K Read 7.6
4K Write 12.4
4K Mixed 10
31% 10 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 73.8
DQ Mixed 35.9
42% 73.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,382,721 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240GB Builds (Compare 10,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 123% - Outstanding Total price: $513

Popular PLUS 240GB compatible motherboards:

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