Average Bench: 48.1% (844th of 1021)

Based on 17,681 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 480GB averaged 51.9% 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 18MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480GB is 25%. 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 137MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 80.4MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,681 samples)
Min Avg Max
327 Read 421 460
230 Write 346 400
145 Mixed 253 322
41.4 SusWrite 137 232
64.5% 289 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.2 4K Read 18 23.2
11 4K Write 33 45.3
6.8 4K Mixed 14.3 19.7
63% 21.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 DQ Read 102 120
28.3 DQ Write 80.4 104
14.9 DQ Mixed 33.6 45.7
40.8% 71.9 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 210 224 161 215 154 MB/s
Read 456
Write 394
Mixed 316
SusWrite 197
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 8.8
68% 25 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 75.5
DQ Mixed 18.4
35% 70.4 MB/s
97GB free
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 156 179 137 135 171 MB/s
Read 419
Write 299
Mixed 133
SusWrite 157
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 33.1
4K Mixed 15.6
68% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 74.3
DQ Mixed 41.8
46% 77.8 MB/s
255GB free
Firmware: UG2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 216 202 224 211 223 MB/s
Read 443
Write 242
Mixed 36
SusWrite 234
53% 239 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 26.2
4K Mixed 1.7
50% 16.8 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 58.6
DQ Mixed 12.8
29% 61.6 MB/s
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 2.1 2.3 7.9 3.8 126 MB/s
Read 454
Write 381
Mixed 309
SusWrite 41
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 18.6
60% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 62
DQ Write 17.4
DQ Mixed 46.1
32% 41.8 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 53 75 36 92 35 MB/s
Read 434
Write 103
Mixed 9
SusWrite 68.4
33% 154 MB/s
4K Read 14.6
4K Write 13.5
4K Mixed 1.2
31% 9.77 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 88
DQ Mixed 45.5
50% 83.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,402,973 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480GB Builds (Compare 57,019 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $654

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