Average Bench: 82.7% (153rd of 850)

Based on 617 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXP240G, SanDisk SDSSDXP2

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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Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme II 240GB averaged just 17.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Extreme II 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 82.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme II 240GB is 40.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme II 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 42.9MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 183MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 617 samples)
Min Avg Max
361 Read 453 486
239 Write 372 472
263 Mixed 373 455
88.9% 400 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 28.2 35.3
43.4 4K Write 82.1 119
13 4K Mixed 21.1 28.5
113% 43.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 DQ Read 183 358
67.8 DQ Write 199 302
12.8 DQ Mixed 42.9 67.3
73.2% 142 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
132GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 474
Write 469
Mixed 451
104% 465 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 26.1
120% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 65.3
114% 223 MB/s
189GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 447
Write 401
Mixed 444
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 25.5
114% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 63.7
105% 204 MB/s
167GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 478
Write 481
Mixed 417
102% 458 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 15
94% 38.7 MB/s
DQ Read 22.2
DQ Write 75.4
DQ Mixed 14.2
21% 37.3 MB/s
73GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 459
Write 303
Mixed 342
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 15
90% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 55.5
71% 124 MB/s
8GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 466
Write 327
Mixed 398
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 20.9
98% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 28.4
DQ Write 67.1
DQ Mixed 57.4
41% 51 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,840,484 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $105.0017 months ago.
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Typical Extreme II 240GB Builds (Compare 4,545 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $988

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I have had 4 separate units of this model fail 5 times in 3 months. There is no use for this type of unreliable SSD. Lost data, time and money.


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