Average Bench: 87.7% - 91st / 836

Based on 316 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 12.2% 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 28.1MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 73.7MB/s
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Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 42.3%. 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 46.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 202MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 316 samples)
Min Avg Max
339 Read 479 514
296 Write 436 487
272 Mixed 429 479
100% 448 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.5 4K Read 28.1 35.7
33.2 4K Write 73.7 113
13.5 4K Mixed 22.3 29.9
110% 41.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 DQ Read 202 370
60.2 DQ Write 210 318
13.5 DQ Mixed 46.3 65.8
78.8% 153 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
407GB free
Firmware: X212 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 514
Write 494
Mixed 469
110% 493 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 29.8
143% 55.2 MB/s
DQ Read 337
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 55.1
109% 222 MB/s
262GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 457
Mixed 470
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 18.8
127% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 18.3
99% 227 MB/s
446GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 512
Write 470
Mixed 474
108% 485 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 75.7
4K Mixed 27.5
121% 44.5 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 64.9
109% 212 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,130,604 SSDs tested.

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Gaming 82%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,306

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