Average Bench: 88% (94th of 848)

Based on 373 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 12.0% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 42.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 46.6MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 202MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 373 samples)
Min Avg Max
340 Read 480 515
310 Write 437 487
277 Mixed 430 479
100% 449 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 4K Read 28.2 35.7
35.5 4K Write 73.9 113
13.6 4K Mixed 22.5 29.9
111% 41.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 DQ Read 202 369
62.2 DQ Write 211 319
13.6 DQ Mixed 46.6 65.7
79.2% 153 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
Read 516
Write 459
Mixed 456
106% 477 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 29.3
140% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 61.5
119% 240 MB/s
242GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 512
Write 480
Mixed 469
109% 487 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 20.6
150% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 37.6
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 21.2
34% 62.4 MB/s
862GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 507
Write 464
Mixed 469
107% 480 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 25.7
127% 49.2 MB/s
DQ Read 31
DQ Write 89.9
DQ Mixed 18.2
26% 46.3 MB/s
778GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 515
Write 487
Mixed 461
109% 488 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 15
87% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 28.2
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 63.9
54% 76 MB/s
159GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 343
Write 366
Mixed 344
79% 351 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 18.9
72% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 12.3
50% 112 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,574,185 SSDs tested.


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Desktop 86%
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Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,530

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