SanDiskSDSSDXP-240G-G25
SanDiskSDSSDXPS-240G

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187-BLD2. Flash Memory: SanDisk 19nm eX2 ABL MLC.

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187-BLD2. Flash Memory: SanDisk 19nm eX2 ABL MLC.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 3,328 user samples
811 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% 98GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 44GB free
Poor: 60% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 172nd / 859
2,517 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% 166GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 105GB free
Poor: 65% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 105th / 859
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
81.7 % -7% 87.4 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+7%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
451 MB/s -8% 487 MB/s Slightly faster read speed.
+8%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
369 MB/s -15% 423 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
+15%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
27.8 MB/s -3% 28.5 MB/s +3%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
79.5 MB/s Slightly faster random write.
+7%
74.1 MB/s -7%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
366 MB/s -13% 413 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
+13%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
20.9 MB/s -8% 22.6 MB/s Slightly faster random mixed IO.
+8%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
486 MB/s -6% 516 MB/s Slightly faster peak read speed.
+6%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
473 MB/s -4% 494 MB/s +4%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
35 MB/s -3% 36.2 MB/s +3%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
120 MB/s +4% 115 MB/s -4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
454 MB/s -7% 486 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
+7%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
28.5 MB/s -5% 29.8 MB/s +5%
Market Share
Based on 3,864,299 SSDs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.03 % -400% 0.15 % Hugely higher market share.
+400%
Value
Value For Money
73.4 % -7% 78.5 % Slightly better value.
+7%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
63 % -2% 64 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$105 -0% $105 +0%
Age
Newest
52 Months -25% 39 Months More recent.
+25%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
357 MB/s -3% 368 MB/s +3%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
299 MB/s -9% 326 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
+9%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,144 Pts -4% 1,191 Pts +4%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
67.6 MB/s +3% 65.7 MB/s -3%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
181 MB/s -17% 212 MB/s Faster deep queue read.
+17%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
198 MB/s +2% 194 MB/s -2%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
42.2 MB/s -13% 47.6 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
+13%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB 240GB
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The Sandisk Extreme II uses the 88SS9187-BLD2 controller, Marvel's latest, and Sandisk's own 19MM MLC Memory. On paper this makes an extremely good combination and the benchmarks agree. The Extreme II scored an impressive 1143 in the server orientated AS SSD Benchmark putting it amongst the more capable server drives. In terms of real world consumer performance the Extreme II also fared well achieving a real world speed index score of 570.5 MB/s, amongst the top three scores we have seen to date. The Extreme II has everything going for it apart from its price which is currently significantly above average and hurting its value rating. Because the Extreme is the newest SSD we have in our group test we expect prices will drop with time. Until then, however, there is better value to be had elsewhere. [Jun '13 SSDrivePro]

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The 240GB Sandisk Extreme Pro uses the same controller and NAND as its 13 months younger predecessor, the Extreme II. Comparing the Extreme II and Extreme Pro shows that average performance has increased by 10% but peak performance remains broadly unchanged. The Pro features an improved nCache which uses an SLC buffer to cache writes prior to writing them to the slower MLC NAND. In order to benefit from this improved caching, huge amounts of data need to be written for extended periods, an unlikely consumer scenario. Comparing core performance between the Samsung 840 Evo and Extreme Pro shows that the Extreme Pro averages around 12% faster than the Evo. The Extreme Pro also has a 10 year warranty but I wonder if SATA 3 will even be around at that time. Although the Extreme Pro has a superb performance profile it's not a game changer. [Jun '14 SSDrivePro]

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