Average Bench: 47.6% (835th of 1011)

Based on 6,589 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 480GB averaged 52.3% 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 17.7MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480GB is 27%. 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 120MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 79.5MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,589 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 425 461
225 Write 345 399
167 Mixed 258 319
35.9 SusWrite 120 230
63.9% 287 MB/s
Min Avg Max
10.3 4K Read 17.7 23.1
10.1 4K Write 33.1 45.7
8.1 4K Mixed 15.2 19.9
63.9% 22 MB/s
Min Avg Max
35.4 DQ Read 105 120
30.2 DQ Write 79.5 102
13 DQ Mixed 35.4 45.8
42% 73.4 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: UG5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 179 246 236 293 302 MB/s
Read 420
Write 355
Mixed 259
SusWrite 269
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 45.2
4K Mixed 19.4
68% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 45.8
52% 90 MB/s
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 38 108 95 220 213 MB/s
Read 452
Write 364
Mixed 303
SusWrite 144
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 40.1
4K Mixed 15.2
72% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 21.7
DQ Write 93.8
DQ Mixed 31.5
32% 49 MB/s
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 3.3 12 6.2 54 42 MB/s
Read 440
Write 349
Mixed 280
SusWrite 53.7
62% 281 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 29.9
4K Mixed 17.2
65% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 64.1
DQ Write 72.5
DQ Mixed 45.4
40% 60.7 MB/s
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 4.1 3.1 3.5 36 2 MB/s
Read 393
Write 344
Mixed 276
SusWrite 25.8
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 28.6
4K Mixed 16
58% 19.9 MB/s
DQ Read 77
DQ Write 67.5
DQ Mixed 43.6
40% 62.7 MB/s
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 35 2.7 16 5 7.9 MB/s
Read 319
Write 192
Mixed 252
SusWrite 38.8
44% 200 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 17.8
4K Mixed 16.7
55% 16.7 MB/s
DQ Read 103
DQ Write 72.5
DQ Mixed 40.6
43% 72.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 16,894,120 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480GB Builds (Compare 19,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $115

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $496

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