Average Bench: 86.7% (137th of 908)

Based on 2,280 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXPS480G, SanDisk SDSSDXPS

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB averaged just 13.3% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 27.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 71.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB is 43.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 44.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 190MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 2,280 samples)
Min Avg Max
365 Read 487 517
297 Write 438 495
306 Mixed 435 485
101% 454 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 27.1 35.3
32 4K Write 71.4 111
12.8 4K Mixed 21.9 30.1
107% 40.1 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.4 DQ Read 190 363
54.2 DQ Write 200 326
12.3 DQ Mixed 44.3 65.2
75% 145 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
339GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 490
Write 485
Mixed 479
108% 485 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 27.4
136% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 63.8
118% 236 MB/s
243GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 519
Write 493
Mixed 481
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 25.5
125% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 18.3
99% 226 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,038,103 SSDs tested.


Approx. $220 @ launch in Jun '14
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Typical Extreme Pro 480GB Builds (Compare 18,624 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 64%

Motherboard: Asus Z170 PRO GAMING - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,315

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

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