Average Bench: 47.4% (836th of 1011)

Based on 8,573 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 423MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 17.8MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480GB is 25.2%. 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 119MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 79.2MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,573 samples)
Min Avg Max
331 Read 423 462
186 Write 340 398
144 Mixed 257 319
32.8 SusWrite 119 233
63.5% 285 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.75 4K Read 17.8 23
12.4 4K Write 33.4 45.2
7.5 4K Mixed 14.9 19.9
63.7% 22 MB/s
Min Avg Max
34.7 DQ Read 104 120
30.6 DQ Write 79.2 100
13.4 DQ Mixed 35.6 45.8
41.9% 73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
415GB free
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 376 77 192 199 189 204 MB/s
Read 425
Write 342
Mixed 248
SusWrite 206
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 21.6
4K Mixed 10.1
55% 17.3 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 93.8
DQ Mixed 43.5
49% 83.9 MB/s
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 65 51 19 94 86 MB/s
Read 457
Write 400
Mixed 209
SusWrite 72
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 33.8
4K Mixed 14.4
69% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 83.8
DQ Write 25.5
DQ Mixed 41.7
34% 50.3 MB/s
358GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 2.8 83 2 5.1 241 MB/s
Read 359
Write 295
Mixed 256
SusWrite 77.5
55% 247 MB/s
4K Read 9.2
4K Write 12.5
4K Mixed 10.6
34% 10.8 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 89.4
DQ Mixed 45.6
49% 82 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,563,680 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480GB Builds (Compare 24,164 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $468

Popular PLUS 480GB compatible motherboards:

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