Average Bench: 45.1% (919th of 1074)

Based on 86,316 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 240GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 240GB averaged 54.8% 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 18.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 240GB is 23%. 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 75.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 86,316 samples)
Min Avg Max
336 Read 420 461
200 Write 322 384
129 Mixed 238 320
42.4 SusWrite 105 169
60.4% 272 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 18.1 23.2
8.69 4K Write 30.6 44.6
5.95 4K Mixed 13.1 19.5
60.4% 20.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
30 DQ Read 102 120
31.1 DQ Write 75.8 104
12.8 DQ Mixed 31.4 44.2
39.1% 69.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
111GB free
Firmware: UF4304RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 137 126 126 121 124 MB/s
Read 456
Write 385
Mixed 172
SusWrite 152
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 12.6
75% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 94.3
DQ Mixed 35.9
46% 83.5 MB/s
61GB free
Firmware: UF5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 63 51 54 144 97 MB/s
Read 448
Write 362
Mixed 295
SusWrite 102
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 17.6
4K Write 31
4K Mixed 12.6
59% 20.4 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 92.2
DQ Mixed 35.2
45% 81.9 MB/s
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 191 92 60 53 15 29 MB/s
Read 430
Write 373
Mixed 316
SusWrite 73.4
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 32.4
4K Mixed 15.6
70% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 73.6
DQ Write 59.3
DQ Mixed 32.6
34% 55.2 MB/s
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4304RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 96 76 67 89 92 MB/s
Read 422
Write 352
Mixed 296
SusWrite 104
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 24.5
4K Mixed 11.3
53% 17.5 MB/s
DQ Read 92.4
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 20.5
37% 72.4 MB/s
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 2.3 42 15 3.5 141 MB/s
Read 425
Write 331
Mixed 303
SusWrite 64.9
63% 281 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 32.7
4K Mixed 16.3
61% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 64.4
DQ Mixed 41
42% 69.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,944,788 SSDs tested

Typical PLUS 240GB Builds (Compare 16,568 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $390

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