Average Bench: 45.8% (879th of 1040)

Based on 53,171 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 240GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 240GB averaged 54.1% 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 418MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240GB is 24.7%. 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 113MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 77.1MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 53,171 samples)
Min Avg Max
331 Read 418 460
214 Write 323 384
131 Mixed 238 321
52.5 SusWrite 113 170
60.8% 273 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.9 4K Read 18 23.3
8 4K Write 31.4 45.3
6.3 4K Mixed 13.5 19.5
61.3% 21 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.8 DQ Read 104 121
31.5 DQ Write 77.1 104
12.8 DQ Mixed 31.7 44.2
39.7% 71 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 36 242 105 122 131 MB/s
Read 455
Write 370
Mixed 293
SusWrite 139
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 37.2
4K Mixed 19.5
73% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 21.2
DQ Write 49.3
DQ Mixed 19.8
20% 30.1 MB/s
111GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 283 126 129 120 129 124 MB/s
Read 456
Write 386
Mixed 315
SusWrite 152
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 46.6
4K Mixed 7.2
69% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 44.7
DQ Mixed 18.8
30% 60.8 MB/s
0GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 71 200 94 104 108 MB/s
Read 465
Write 381
Mixed 298
SusWrite 101
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 30.9
4K Mixed 20.2
73% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 24.7
DQ Write 49.2
DQ Mixed 20.1
20% 31.3 MB/s
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 4.2 10 12 39 17 MB/s
Read 426
Write 349
Mixed 300
SusWrite 42.1
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 37.6
4K Mixed 17.8
68% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 53.3
DQ Mixed 41.2
42% 70 MB/s
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 9.6 3.3 18 3.5 158 MB/s
Read 415
Write 330
Mixed 100
SusWrite 68.9
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 20.7
4K Write 30.6
4K Mixed 9.1
59% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 79.9
DQ Mixed 40.8
46% 79.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,920,342 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240GB Builds (Compare 49,750 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $549

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