Average Bench: 90% (186th of 956)

Based on 3,063 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXPS480G, SanDisk SDSSDXPS

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB averaged just 10.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 76.1MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB is 40.7%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 233MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 382MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,063 samples)
Min Avg Max
364 Read 482 515
278 Write 430 491
236 Mixed 385 482
222 SusWrite 382 470
94.4% 420 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.8 4K Read 28.3 35.4
36.1 4K Write 76.1 110
13.7 4K Mixed 25.8 39.9
116% 43.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 DQ Read 233 376
68.3 DQ Write 228 334
14.1 DQ Mixed 75.6 162
99.4% 179 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 479 480 483 484 483 MB/s
Read 505
Write 470
Mixed 288
SusWrite 481
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 38.5
157% 60.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 162
173% 289 MB/s
368GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 447 447 458 454 453 MB/s
Read 476
Write 453
Mixed 283
SusWrite 452
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 41.5
153% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 160
170% 283 MB/s
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 450 437 441 428 443 MB/s
Read 505
Write 447
Mixed 261
SusWrite 418
91% 408 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 40.3
155% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 163
173% 287 MB/s
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 297 236 219 194 193 191 MB/s
Read 390
Write 316
Mixed 186
SusWrite 222
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 60.5
4K Mixed 25.3
93% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 154
157% 259 MB/s
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 287 291 288 291 255 MB/s
Read 442
Write 420
Mixed 235
SusWrite 291
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 44.5
4K Mixed 20
82% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 22
DQ Write 48.4
DQ Mixed 60.4
39% 43.6 MB/s
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Typical Extreme Pro 480GB Builds (Compare 22,792 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,208

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

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