Average Bench: 98.6% (222nd of 1030)

Based on 3,801 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDH3 512G

Excellent average bench

The Sandisk S3 512G 512GB averaged just 1.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Sandisk S3 512G 512GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 194MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 41.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk S3 512G 512GB is 46.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Sandisk S3 512G 512GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 295MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 353MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,801 samples)
Min Avg Max
284 Read 437 503
295 Write 408 485
169 Mixed 295 394
153 SusWrite 353 432
83.9% 373 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.2 4K Read 32.6 41.1
46.6 4K Write 86.3 113
23.8 4K Mixed 41.8 54.1
149% 53.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
206 DQ Read 335 386
148 DQ Write 278 333
69.8 DQ Mixed 194 263
176% 269 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
105GB free
Firmware: 40101000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 417 406 408 422 423 MB/s
Read 497
Write 469
Mixed 386
SusWrite 403
99% 439 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 55.8
198% 71.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 256
217% 318 MB/s
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 40101000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 424 424 427 429 423 MB/s
Read 501
Write 477
Mixed 216
SusWrite 425
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 52.6
183% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 229
199% 298 MB/s
218GB free
Firmware: 40101000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 429 426 425 424 429 MB/s
Read 490
Write 457
Mixed 396
SusWrite 430
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 46.1
155% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 263
223% 325 MB/s
150GB free
Firmware: 40101000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 360 334 360 338 425 MB/s
Read 481
Write 453
Mixed 274
SusWrite 371
89% 395 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 44.9
131% 48.4 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 110
150% 276 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 29,822,412 SSDs tested.

Typical S3 512G 512GB Builds (Compare 35,407 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $129

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $882

Popular S3 512G 512GB compatible motherboards:

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