Average Bench: 89.8% (106th of 885)

Based on 638 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 10.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 43.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 47.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 214MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 638 samples)
Min Avg Max
348 Read 486 517
301 Write 441 491
303 Mixed 437 479
101% 455 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.1 4K Read 28.5 36.2
37 4K Write 77.2 119
13.6 4K Mixed 23.2 30.2
114% 43 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 DQ Read 214 370
64.1 DQ Write 218 330
13.6 DQ Mixed 47.6 65.3
82.1% 160 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
542GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 497
Write 461
Mixed 473
106% 477 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 26.2
132% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 66
125% 250 MB/s
419GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 484
Mixed 467
109% 488 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 26
90% 33.2 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 64.5
97% 184 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,619,061 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $340 @ launch in Jun '14
BHPhotoUS $4301 month
AmazonUS $55059 secs
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Typical Extreme Pro 960GB Builds (Compare 10,116 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $168

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,652

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 Comments

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

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Intel Core i7-7700K $290Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $285Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $146
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $125
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
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