Average Bench: 45.6% (880th of 1040)

Based on 44,343 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 240GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 240GB averaged 54.4% 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 18.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240GB is 22.2%. 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 110MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 76.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 44,343 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 421 460
205 Write 327 386
142 Mixed 243 325
51.8 SusWrite 110 166
61.1% 275 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.66 4K Read 18.1 23.3
8.52 4K Write 30.7 44.7
6.2 4K Mixed 13.4 19.4
60.8% 20.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.2 DQ Read 103 120
25.9 DQ Write 76.5 102
11.5 DQ Mixed 31.3 44.2
39.3% 70.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 116 100 111 76 97 MB/s
Read 458
Write 392
Mixed 327
SusWrite 116
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 46.8
4K Mixed 16.7
83% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 81.5
DQ Mixed 18.3
35% 72 MB/s
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 71 42 64 56 44 MB/s
Read 448
Write 378
Mixed 300
SusWrite 78.1
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 39.2
4K Mixed 15.5
74% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 95.7
DQ Mixed 12.4
34% 72.3 MB/s
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 3.2 30 31 16 139 MB/s
Read 464
Write 383
Mixed 332
SusWrite 67.1
69% 312 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 35
4K Mixed 14
71% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 60.1
DQ Mixed 33.6
40% 70.1 MB/s
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4304RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 63 52 31 24 13 MB/s
Read 446
Write 374
Mixed 318
SusWrite 66.4
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 40.4
4K Mixed 8.6
66% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 74.8
DQ Mixed 35.5
43% 76.7 MB/s
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 48 32 17 103 76 MB/s
Read 426
Write 356
Mixed 302
SusWrite 73
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 37
4K Mixed 12.3
56% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 63.7
DQ Mixed 27.1
36% 66.6 MB/s
192GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 66 77 121 122 108 MB/s
Read 418
Write 334
Mixed 297
SusWrite 108
64% 289 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 11.7
49% 12.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,129,171 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 240GB Builds (Compare 36,550 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $459

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