Average Bench: 90.7% (181st of 956)

Based on 781 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 9.3% 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 28.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 77.3MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 44.1%. 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 Read Speed 230MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 385MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 781 samples)
Min Avg Max
358 Read 484 517
293 Write 435 491
242 Mixed 409 480
174 SusWrite 385 474
96.4% 428 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.2 4K Read 28.9 36.2
37 4K Write 77.3 119
13.8 4K Mixed 25 36.6
117% 43.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25 DQ Read 230 377
74.4 DQ Write 229 331
13.2 DQ Mixed 62.7 158
93% 174 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
501GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 417 462 470 476 479 MB/s
Read 451
Write 446
Mixed 273
SusWrite 453
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 40
156% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 157
171% 288 MB/s
724GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 371 447 479 478 478 MB/s
Read 491
Write 463
Mixed 278
SusWrite 430
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 93.2
4K Mixed 39.5
154% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 164
175% 292 MB/s
43GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 435 448 440 318 251 MB/s
Read 475
Write 413
Mixed 228
SusWrite 386
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 40.3
150% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 163
170% 280 MB/s
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212T0RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 224 208 198 175 176 MB/s
Read 498
Write 395
Mixed 252
SusWrite 213
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 33.7
136% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 157
161% 265 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,977,448 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $340 @ launch in Jun '14
BHPhotoUS $4307 months
AmazonUS $79916 mins
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Typical Extreme Pro 960GB Builds (Compare 13,468 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,538

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 Comments

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

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