Average Bench: 81.4% (178th of 857)

Based on 727 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 18.5% 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 79.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.7MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme II 240GB is 41.8%. 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 41.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 178MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 727 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 450 486
225 Write 367 472
245 Mixed 366 455
87.9% 395 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.9 4K Read 27.7 35.1
41.7 4K Write 79.9 120
12.1 4K Mixed 20.6 28.4
111% 42.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.7 DQ Read 178 356
62.5 DQ Write 196 298
12.4 DQ Mixed 41.6 67.4
71.5% 139 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
55GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 482
Write 381
Mixed 384
92% 415 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 29.8
151% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 67.2
118% 232 MB/s
116GB free
Firmware: 1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 500
Write 319
Mixed 358
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 95
4K Mixed 27.3
137% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 66.6
104% 200 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,541,596 SSDs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $105.0020 months ago.
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Typical Extreme II 240GB Builds (Compare 5,457 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus Z97-A - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $1,075

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 Comments

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

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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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