Average Bench: 48.2% (883rd of 1058)

Based on 43,229 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 480GB averaged 51.7% 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 17.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480GB is 27.3%. 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 145MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 82MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,229 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 421 460
223 Write 346 400
138 Mixed 250 322
41.9 SusWrite 145 256
64.8% 291 MB/s
Min Avg Max
8.93 4K Read 17.8 23.5
10.3 4K Write 33 45.8
5.53 4K Mixed 13.8 19.6
62.1% 21.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.9 DQ Read 102 120
32.9 DQ Write 82 106
11.3 DQ Mixed 32.6 45.6
40.5% 72.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
345GB free
Firmware: UG4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 233 213 230 228 229 MB/s
Read 459
Write 404
Mixed 201
SusWrite 240
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 8.9
71% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 85.8
DQ Mixed 35.9
45% 80.4 MB/s
230GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 109 206 145 217 150 MB/s
Read 456
Write 104
Mixed 315
SusWrite 165
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 15.9
4K Mixed 15.6
61% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 90.2
DQ Mixed 31.7
41% 74.6 MB/s
78GB free
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 58 87 95 165 118 MB/s
Read 441
Write 380
Mixed 200
SusWrite 120
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 36.5
4K Mixed 16.1
68% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 92.6
DQ Mixed 16
36% 76 MB/s
243GB free
Firmware: UG5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 328 6.7 71 148 159 192 MB/s
Read 448
Write 365
Mixed 243
SusWrite 151
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 25.7
4K Mixed 10.9
59% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 60.4
DQ Mixed 46.5
46% 75.1 MB/s
403GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG8704RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 141 217 192 203 206 MB/s
Read 448
Write 365
Mixed 138
SusWrite 196
64% 287 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 12.2
4K Mixed 8.2
48% 13.6 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 89.5
DQ Mixed 20.1
37% 74.3 MB/s
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4304RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 62 95 116 185 162 MB/s
Read 434
Write 372
Mixed 285
SusWrite 128
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 13.1
64% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 58.4
DQ Mixed 11.3
27% 57.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,074,098 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480GB Builds (Compare 84,889 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $963

Popular PLUS 480GB compatible motherboards:

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