Average Bench: 48.4% (894th of 1072)

Based on 58,990 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 480GB averaged 51.5% 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 18.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480GB is 28.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk PLUS 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 144MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 82.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 58,990 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 421 460
246 Write 349 401
123 Mixed 250 324
40.5 SusWrite 144 249
64.9% 291 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.81 4K Read 18.5 23.7
9.23 4K Write 33.3 46.8
5.63 4K Mixed 13.7 19.5
63.1% 21.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.7 DQ Read 101 120
34.4 DQ Write 82.4 107
10.9 DQ Mixed 32.5 45.4
40.6% 72.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
446GB free
Firmware: UG4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 251 243 231 240 240 MB/s
Read 428
Write 362
Mixed 303
SusWrite 244
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 12.6
72% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 123
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 35.8
50% 91.1 MB/s
140GB free
Firmware: UG8704RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 200 214 210 212 217 MB/s
Read 459
Write 355
Mixed 155
SusWrite 236
67% 301 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 35.3
4K Mixed 10.6
68% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 90.2
DQ Mixed 18.2
36% 74 MB/s
97GB free
Firmware: UG2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 202 171 103 57 96 MB/s
Read 453
Write 390
Mixed 184
SusWrite 161
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 15.8
74% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 32.4
45% 83.8 MB/s
259GB free
Firmware: UG5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 83 99 232 214 206 MB/s
Read 461
Write 389
Mixed 283
SusWrite 200
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 11.3
4K Write 35.6
4K Mixed 18.7
60% 21.9 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 40.2
49% 87.3 MB/s
203GB free
Firmware: UG5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 300 114 117 268 282 279 MB/s
Read 352
Write 303
Mixed 299
SusWrite 227
66% 295 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 35
4K Mixed 17.5
71% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 97.6
DQ Mixed 45.4
51% 85.9 MB/s
330GB free
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 133 43 173 198 189 MB/s
Read 411
Write 316
Mixed 233
SusWrite 172
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 13.8
4K Write 24.9
4K Mixed 15.6
54% 18.1 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 91.9
DQ Mixed 41.3
48% 83.2 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 4.9 77 5 20 2.7 MB/s
Read 460
Write 386
Mixed 236
SusWrite 35.2
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 19.5
81% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 70.4
DQ Write 77
DQ Mixed 45.4
42% 64.3 MB/s
71GB free
Firmware: UG4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 202 165 170 198 190 MB/s
Read 368
Write 323
Mixed 198
SusWrite 201
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 27.2
4K Mixed 6.8
44% 15.8 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 93.5
DQ Mixed 20.8
38% 76.2 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 75,133,220 SSDs tested

Typical PLUS 480GB Builds (Compare 22,973 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $622

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