Average Bench: 45.2% (901st of 1058)

Based on 62,398 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 18MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240GB is 22.6%. 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 105MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 77MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 62,398 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 420 459
201 Write 321 384
142 Mixed 243 325
46.1 SusWrite 105 169
60.5% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.34 4K Read 18 23.2
9.28 4K Write 30.8 44.6
5.94 4K Mixed 13.4 19.5
60.7% 20.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.5 DQ Read 102 120
27.3 DQ Write 77 104
10.5 DQ Mixed 31.5 44.3
39.2% 70 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 141 138 104 107 94 MB/s
Read 423
Write 356
Mixed 306
SusWrite 142
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 14.1
69% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 18.8
38% 76.8 MB/s
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 7.1 5.8 6.6 150 34 MB/s
Read 445
Write 348
Mixed 214
SusWrite 71.9
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 35.2
4K Mixed 18.2
74% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 64.4
DQ Mixed 9
28% 63.1 MB/s
179GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF8704RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 89 104 111 134 107 MB/s
Read 451
Write 319
Mixed 280
SusWrite 122
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 19.4
4K Write 18.9
4K Mixed 9.7
52% 16 MB/s
DQ Read 89.6
DQ Write 54.8
DQ Mixed 33.4
35% 59.3 MB/s
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 217 42 20 97 76 106 MB/s
Read 434
Write 337
Mixed 240
SusWrite 93.2
61% 276 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 24.2
4K Mixed 10.1
52% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 83.2
DQ Mixed 27.5
40% 75.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 43,081,257 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240GB Builds (Compare 59,663 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 - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $564

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.

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