Average Bench: 48.5% (863rd of 1040)

Based on 33,459 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 26.5%. 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 143MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 81.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,459 samples)
Min Avg Max
331 Read 421 459
253 Write 351 400
158 Mixed 258 325
37.6 SusWrite 143 246
65.4% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.88 4K Read 18.5 23.5
11.5 4K Write 33.2 46.6
7 4K Mixed 14 19.7
63.5% 21.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.4 DQ Read 101 120
29.5 DQ Write 81.9 106
12.6 DQ Mixed 32.2 45.4
40.2% 71.6 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
331GB free
Firmware: UG5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 141 142 254 264 261 MB/s
Read 445
Write 367
Mixed 237
SusWrite 228
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 18.3
79% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 91.9
DQ Mixed 45.7
51% 86.2 MB/s
324GB free
Firmware: UG4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 195 221 223 225 230 MB/s
Read 434
Write 368
Mixed 174
SusWrite 225
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 43.3
4K Mixed 15.6
78% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 19.1
39% 79.3 MB/s
408GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 114 182 212 188 238 MB/s
Read 455
Write 399
Mixed 321
SusWrite 191
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 16.7
81% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 35.1
47% 84.7 MB/s
46GB free
Firmware: UG5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 5 36 42 220 237 MB/s
Read 426
Write 379
Mixed 262
SusWrite 126
67% 298 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 36
4K Mixed 14.5
70% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 75.4
DQ Mixed 45.7
48% 80.1 MB/s
235GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 116 121 207 203 183 MB/s
Read 392
Write 338
Mixed 189
SusWrite 178
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 7.6
4K Write 20.8
4K Mixed 11.4
37% 13.3 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 79.6
DQ Mixed 32.3
42% 75.6 MB/s
233GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 122 40 157 95 112 MB/s
Read 365
Write 316
Mixed 151
SusWrite 130
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 16.7
4K Mixed 5.4
31% 10.8 MB/s
DQ Read 88.1
DQ Write 82.5
DQ Mixed 8.1
27% 59.6 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 37,685,855 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480GB Builds (Compare 65,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $933

Popular PLUS 480GB compatible motherboards:

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