Group Average(9 Highest-Voted)
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 2,263 user samples
2,263 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% 82GB free
Worst Bench: 65% 69GB free
Poor: 65% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 116th / 850
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
85.6 % +4% 82.3 % -4%
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
476 MB/s -2% 485 MB/s +2%
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
418 MB/s Slightly faster write speed.
364 MB/s -15%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
27.9 MB/s -6% 29.6 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
71.8 MB/s +3% 69.8 MB/s -3%
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
417 MB/s Slightly faster mixed IO speed.
374 MB/s -12%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
22.7 MB/s +2% 22.4 MB/s -2%
Peak Sequential Read Speed
515 MB/s +0% 515 MB/s -0%
Peak Sequential Write Speed
486 MB/s Slightly faster peak write speed.
426 MB/s -14%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
36.1 MB/s -4% 37.6 MB/s +4%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
116 MB/s Slightly faster peak random write.
104 MB/s -12%
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
484 MB/s Slightly faster peak mixed IO speed.
430 MB/s -12%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
29.7 MB/s -5% 31.1 MB/s +5%
Market Share
Based on 2,813,985 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % -15% 73.8 % More popular.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.21 % -765% 1.82 % Hugely higher market share.
Price (score)
$105 Cheaper.
131 USD -24%
Value For Money
76.8 % Slightly better value.
67.6 % -14%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
362 MB/s +3% 351 MB/s -3%
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
319 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue write.
285 MB/s -12%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
65 MB/s -27% 82.6 MB/s Faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
194 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue read.
180 MB/s -8%
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
186 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue write.
176 MB/s -6%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
49.9 MB/s Slightly faster deep queue mixed IO.
47 MB/s -6%
35 Months -7% 32.8 Months Slightly more recent.
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,175 Pts Slightly stronger server IO.
1,106 Pts -6%
240GB   —

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]


Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) May 2017 SSD Rankings.

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