Average Bench: 47.4% (837th of 1011)

Based on 10,296 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 480GB averaged 52.5% 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 426MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 348MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480GB is 25.4%. 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 125MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 78.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,296 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 426 460
249 Write 348 400
154 Mixed 257 320
36.3 SusWrite 125 237
64.3% 289 MB/s
Min Avg Max
9.4 4K Read 17.4 23.1
6.36 4K Write 32.6 45.3
7.5 4K Mixed 14.8 19.7
62.5% 21.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
36.1 DQ Read 105 120
32.2 DQ Write 78.9 102
12.4 DQ Mixed 35.3 45.8
41.7% 73 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
157GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 74 200 205 205 210 MB/s
Read 481
Write 394
Mixed 315
SusWrite 178
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 43.7
4K Mixed 16.1
78% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 95.7
DQ Mixed 32.7
45% 81.9 MB/s
133GB free
Firmware: UG2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 188 176 199 206 184 MB/s
Read 462
Write 402
Mixed 311
SusWrite 194
76% 342 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 45.8
4K Mixed 8.1
70% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 90.2
DQ Mixed 18.7
37% 74.8 MB/s
300GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 320 184 175 217 201 213 MB/s
Read 456
Write 376
Mixed 190
SusWrite 219
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 44.7
4K Mixed 16.3
68% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 5
DQ Write 64.9
DQ Mixed 17.4
19% 29.1 MB/s
361GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG2204RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 137 114 141 139 169 MB/s
Read 436
Write 376
Mixed 303
SusWrite 146
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 34.6
4K Mixed 13
64% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 73.1
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 32
40% 68.7 MB/s
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG5000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 54 138 37 4.1 78 MB/s
Read 441
Write 352
Mixed 310
SusWrite 91.4
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 39.4
4K Mixed 19.3
71% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 74
DQ Mixed 46.3
48% 79.2 MB/s
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 1.6 49 22 174 73 MB/s
Read 431
Write 365
Mixed 230
SusWrite 80.8
62% 277 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 36.7
4K Mixed 15
65% 22.9 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 56.5
DQ Mixed 29.2
37% 66.6 MB/s
367GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG4500RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 46 4.1 28 10 8.5 MB/s
Read 333
Write 284
Mixed 172
SusWrite 42.2
46% 208 MB/s
4K Read 9.4
4K Write 24.2
4K Mixed 13.7
45% 15.8 MB/s
DQ Read 62.1
DQ Write 69.9
DQ Mixed 30.2
33% 54.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,849,350 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480GB Builds (Compare 26,924 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI B450 Tomahawk - $111

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $443

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