Average Bench: 92.7% (175th of 956)

Based on 3,208 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXPS480G, SanDisk SDSSDXPS

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB averaged just 7.3% 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-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 102MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB is 44.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 343MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 384MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,208 samples)
Min Avg Max
370 Read 477 514
307 Write 432 488
213 Mixed 343 480
218 SusWrite 384 474
91.9% 409 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 28.8 35.8
36.6 4K Write 78.1 113
15.9 4K Mixed 29.3 42.5
122% 45.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
28.6 DQ Read 267 378
77.1 DQ Write 249 337
15.7 DQ Mixed 102 163
119% 206 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
366GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 451 458 472 479 478 MB/s
Read 458
Write 438
Mixed 275
SusWrite 466
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 36.7
147% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 166
176% 292 MB/s
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 350 253 251 252 226 238 MB/s
Read 501
Write 438
Mixed 249
SusWrite 262
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 35.3
146% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 152
161% 268 MB/s
208GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 367 416 420 421 418 MB/s
Read 369
Write 286
Mixed 267
SusWrite 393
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 25.6
89% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 150
140% 216 MB/s
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 72 56 57 53 MB/s
Read 486
Write 64.7
Mixed 101
SusWrite 65.4
38% 179 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 5.7
4K Mixed 9.5
60% 14.9 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,642,096 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $220 @ launch in Jun '14
BHPhotoUS $21918 days
AmazonUS $2237 hrs
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Typical Extreme Pro 480GB Builds (Compare 24,161 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,139

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 Comments

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

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