Average Bench: 47.3% (843rd of 1016)

Based on 12,821 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 480GB averaged 52.6% 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 417MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.6MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480GB is 26.6%. 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 131MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 78.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,821 samples)
Min Avg Max
320 Read 417 461
229 Write 345 398
158 Mixed 256 321
39.4 SusWrite 131 239
64% 287 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.84 4K Read 17.6 23.2
10.1 4K Write 32.4 44.9
7.1 4K Mixed 14.3 19.9
62.3% 21.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.2 DQ Read 103 120
27.7 DQ Write 78.8 103
14.3 DQ Mixed 33.8 45.6
40.9% 72 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
234GB free
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 102 290 303 304 304 MB/s
Read 455
Write 365
Mixed 308
SusWrite 284
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 19.4
78% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 93.2
DQ Mixed 42.9
49% 84.6 MB/s
237GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 4.5 72 2.3 150 117 MB/s
Read 463
Write 403
Mixed 341
SusWrite 98.2
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 45
4K Mixed 20.3
85% 29.6 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 88.4
DQ Mixed 45
50% 84.2 MB/s
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 189 219 227 227 222 MB/s
Read 419
Write 371
Mixed 204
SusWrite 230
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 7.6
60% 20.9 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 81
DQ Mixed 18.6
36% 72.8 MB/s
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 3.6 25 129 97 28 MB/s
Read 453
Write 390
Mixed 272
SusWrite 96
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 14.3
71% 23.7 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 78.3
DQ Mixed 28.7
40% 75.5 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 42 11 53 156 72 MB/s
Read 431
Write 361
Mixed 298
SusWrite 81.1
65% 293 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 35.8
4K Mixed 18.7
74% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 99.5
DQ Write 91.7
DQ Mixed 44.2
47% 78.5 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 21 93 75 69 157 MB/s
Read 440
Write 372
Mixed 319
SusWrite 112
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 25.2
4K Mixed 18.2
60% 19.5 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 64.8
DQ Mixed 42.4
44% 74.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,680,567 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480GB Builds (Compare 30,970 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $454

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