Average Bench: 88.5% (93rd of 850)

Based on 409 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 11.5% 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 28.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 41.9%. 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 46.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 205MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 409 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 482 515
316 Write 439 488
279 Mixed 432 478
101% 451 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.6 4K Read 28.2 35.7
35.9 4K Write 74.6 113
13.7 4K Mixed 22.7 29.9
111% 41.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.3 DQ Read 205 369
63.9 DQ Write 213 320
13.6 DQ Mixed 46.8 65.8
79.9% 155 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
314GB free
Firmware: X211T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 504
Write 443
Mixed 478
106% 475 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 25.5
126% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 16
81% 185 MB/s
314GB free
Firmware: X211T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 444
Mixed 475
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 91.1
4K Mixed 26
128% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 31.2
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 58.5
69% 112 MB/s
519GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 510
Write 481
Mixed 470
109% 487 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 25.4
91% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 65
108% 211 MB/s
766GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 503
Write 480
Mixed 466
108% 483 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 43.5
4K Mixed 22
86% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 58.2
77% 140 MB/s
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Typical Extreme Pro 960GB Builds (Compare 8,657 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,567

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

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