Average Bench: 49.2% (878th of 1058)

Based on 61,466 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 480GB averaged 50.8% 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 425MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.4MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480GB is 25.6%. 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 144MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 82.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 61,466 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 425 460
232 Write 349 400
144 Mixed 256 326
42.5 SusWrite 144 243
65.4% 293 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.54 4K Read 18.4 23.5
11.9 4K Write 34.5 46.9
6.3 4K Mixed 14.2 19.8
64.4% 22.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
27.2 DQ Read 105 120
32.3 DQ Write 82.6 106
15.1 DQ Mixed 33.8 45.6
41.6% 73.8 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
365GB free
Firmware: UG4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 246 248 233 263 260 MB/s
Read 447
Write 407
Mixed 323
SusWrite 273
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 49.1
4K Mixed 17.2
84% 30.1 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 35.2
47% 86.5 MB/s
334GB free
Firmware: UG4304RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 359 237 239 229 233 244 MB/s
Read 426
Write 368
Mixed 314
SusWrite 257
77% 341 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 44.1
4K Mixed 16.8
80% 28.1 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 35.6
47% 85.9 MB/s
157GB free
Firmware: UG5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 408 112 222 224 186 190 MB/s
Read 457
Write 384
Mixed 315
SusWrite 224
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 45
4K Mixed 20.2
85% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 29.5
DQ Mixed 45.5
41% 64.5 MB/s
75GB free
Firmware: UG4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 250 152 239 243 262 258 MB/s
Read 445
Write 391
Mixed 182
SusWrite 234
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 41.1
4K Mixed 11.2
72% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 93.8
DQ Mixed 35.3
45% 81.2 MB/s
231GB free
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 50 153 219 278 271 MB/s
Read 451
Write 348
Mixed 319
SusWrite 199
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 18
74% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 83.4
DQ Mixed 42
47% 80.8 MB/s
315GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4004RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 17 10 13 29 94 MB/s
Read 370
Write 361
Mixed 298
SusWrite 37.3
60% 267 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 11.1
4K Mixed 9.7
43% 12.4 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 84.4
DQ Mixed 18.8
35% 70.5 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 55,018,064 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480GB Builds (Compare 113,711 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $898

Popular PLUS 480GB compatible motherboards:

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