Average Bench: 89.5% (144th of 929)

Based on 698 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 10.4% 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 76.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 43.1%. 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 Mixed IO Speed 47.3MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 210MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 698 samples)
Min Avg Max
367 Read 489 517
292 Write 440 492
294 Mixed 437 480
102% 456 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.8 4K Read 28.5 36.1
33.3 4K Write 76.2 119
13.2 4K Mixed 23 30.1
113% 42.6 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.6 DQ Read 210 370
68.2 DQ Write 218 328
12.4 DQ Mixed 47.3 65.2
81.5% 158 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
396GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 486
Write 457
Mixed 353
96% 432 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 24.8
100% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 62
91% 169 MB/s
765GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 493
Write 454
Mixed 467
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 13.4
85% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 273
DQ Mixed 13.2
85% 195 MB/s
182GB free
Firmware: X212 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 337
Write 335
Mixed 316
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 21
81% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 77.6
DQ Mixed 49.8
50% 82.5 MB/s
170GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 322
Write 338
Mixed 222
66% 294 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 14.4
89% 32.4 MB/s
DQ Read 28
DQ Write 87.8
DQ Mixed 14.3
24% 43.4 MB/s
70GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 501
Write 218
Mixed 284
73% 334 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 50.4
4K Mixed 13.9
82% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 27
DQ Write 64.3
DQ Mixed 29.3
27% 40.2 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,222,605 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $340 @ launch in Jun '14
BHPhotoUS $4306 months
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Typical Extreme Pro 960GB Builds (Compare 12,549 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,526

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 Comments

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

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