Average Bench: 48.3% (856th of 1034)

Based on 25,518 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 480GB averaged 51.6% 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 418MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480GB is 24.8%. 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 142MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 81.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,518 samples)
Min Avg Max
325 Read 418 458
250 Write 352 401
151 Mixed 254 323
44.8 SusWrite 142 250
65% 291 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.44 4K Read 18 23.4
11.5 4K Write 33.8 46.5
7.2 4K Mixed 14.1 19.5
63.3% 22 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.7 DQ Read 102 121
29.4 DQ Write 81.6 105
12.8 DQ Mixed 33.4 45.7
40.9% 72.3 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
269GB free
Firmware: UG4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 227 202 211 218 210 MB/s
Read 333
Write 281
Mixed 249
SusWrite 215
60% 269 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 12.6
57% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 72.6
DQ Write 78
DQ Mixed 30.8
36% 60.5 MB/s
277GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 119 62 30 67 96 MB/s
Read 446
Write 375
Mixed 306
SusWrite 89.4
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 38.1
4K Mixed 17.4
64% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 89
DQ Write 57.5
DQ Mixed 41.5
40% 62.7 MB/s
320GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 1.7 1.6 84 236 96 MB/s
Read 427
Write 344
Mixed 280
SusWrite 93.4
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 28.7
4K Mixed 10.8
53% 18.5 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 90
DQ Mixed 41.3
47% 80.4 MB/s
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 58 20 24 80 27 MB/s
Read 431
Write 375
Mixed 293
SusWrite 64.4
65% 291 MB/s
4K Read 12
4K Write 31
4K Mixed 16.5
56% 19.8 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 29.5
DQ Mixed 44.9
40% 63.8 MB/s
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 47 15 4.4 9.2 127 MB/s
Read 401
Write 325
Mixed 7
SusWrite 52.1
43% 196 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 31.4
4K Mixed 16
61% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 55.9
DQ Mixed 44.5
44% 72 MB/s
233GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 120 92 94 127 159 MB/s
Read 315
Write 264
Mixed 163
SusWrite 128
48% 218 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 28.2
4K Mixed 12.7
56% 19 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 65.1
DQ Mixed 35.1
40% 69.9 MB/s
357GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 4 21 1.1 4 69 MB/s
Read 388
Write 297
Mixed 300
SusWrite 36.9
57% 256 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 29.9
4K Mixed 13.6
59% 20.1 MB/s
DQ Read 82.8
DQ Write 81
DQ Mixed 41.6
42% 68.5 MB/s
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 2.4 17 85 0.8 46 MB/s
Read 395
Write 287
Mixed 196
SusWrite 42.5
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 23.4
4K Mixed 13.7
50% 16.9 MB/s
DQ Read 112
DQ Write 74.5
DQ Mixed 42.3
45% 76.3 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,501,426 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480GB Builds (Compare 42,067 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $919

Popular PLUS 480GB compatible motherboards:

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