Average Bench: 45% (850th of 1011)

Based on 13,278 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 240GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 240GB averaged 55.0% 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 421MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240GB is 22.3%. 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 99.1MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 72.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,278 samples)
Min Avg Max
337 Read 421 461
183 Write 315 377
139 Mixed 244 323
46.2 SusWrite 99.1 164
60% 270 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.4 4K Read 17.7 22.9
5.55 4K Write 28.7 43.1
6.48 4K Mixed 14.7 19.7
60.9% 20.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 DQ Read 102 120
24.2 DQ Write 72.2 94.8
12.7 DQ Mixed 33.6 44.4
39.6% 69.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
188GB free
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 112 118 118 111 114 MB/s
Read 460
Write 356
Mixed 286
SusWrite 154
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 43.4
4K Mixed 19.2
82% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 90.3
DQ Mixed 41.1
48% 82.9 MB/s
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 37 141 95 153 151 MB/s
Read 444
Write 338
Mixed 279
SusWrite 133
66% 299 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 9.1
4K Mixed 16.1
56% 15.1 MB/s
DQ Read 75.7
DQ Write 68.1
DQ Mixed 43.7
40% 62.5 MB/s
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 5.4 2.1 6.6 129 57 MB/s
Read 442
Write 368
Mixed 225
SusWrite 72.4
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 28.8
4K Mixed 14.6
62% 20.7 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 86.9
DQ Mixed 29.3
41% 76.8 MB/s
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 13 22 6.5 8.3 87 MB/s
Read 448
Write 335
Mixed 232
SusWrite 59.2
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 27
4K Mixed 10.3
59% 19.3 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 88.3
DQ Mixed 12.1
33% 70.7 MB/s
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 109 124 122 130 125 MB/s
Read 388
Write 325
Mixed 160
SusWrite 134
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 30.6
4K Mixed 9.1
51% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 68.2
DQ Mixed 22
35% 67.2 MB/s
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 23 3.7 11 2.4 59 36 MB/s
Read 370
Write 129
Mixed 4.8
SusWrite 22.4
28% 131 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 16.8
4K Mixed 8.8
39% 12.7 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 37.3
DQ Mixed 34.4
35% 58.1 MB/s
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 99 125 139 129 133 MB/s
Read 333
Write 291
Mixed 177
SusWrite 144
53% 236 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 8.7
4K Mixed 4
22% 6.83 MB/s
DQ Read 69.1
DQ Write 9.5
DQ Mixed 18.7
19% 32.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,616,003 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240GB Builds (Compare 21,673 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 - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $491

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