Average Bench: 87.3% (163rd of 927)

Based on 2,688 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXPS480G, SanDisk SDSSDXPS

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB averaged just 12.7% 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 27.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB is 42%. 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 Mixed IO Speed 45.7MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 197MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,688 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 488 516
289 Write 435 494
323 Mixed 434 485
101% 452 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.5 4K Read 27.6 35.3
33 4K Write 73 109
12.6 4K Mixed 22.1 30
109% 40.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.5 DQ Read 197 359
57.4 DQ Write 202 321
12.2 DQ Mixed 45.7 65.3
76.8% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
103GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 508
Write 487
Mixed 475
110% 490 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 27.9
137% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 329
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 62.5
114% 227 MB/s
276GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 499
Write 479
Mixed 482
109% 487 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 29.1
129% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 65.7
114% 224 MB/s
160GB free
Firmware: X21100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 433
Mixed 404
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 25.5
121% 44.8 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 63.5
102% 195 MB/s
356GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 520
Write 480
Mixed 442
107% 481 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 25.7
108% 37.9 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 63.6
93% 173 MB/s
41GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 494
Write 270
Mixed 267
76% 344 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 76.9
4K Mixed 23
117% 43.6 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 61.4
103% 202 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,820,892 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $220 @ launch in Jun '14
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Typical Extreme Pro 480GB Builds (Compare 20,346 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,348

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

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