Average Bench: 88.5% (99th of 859)

Based on 501 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXPS960G

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB averaged just 11.4% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 74.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 960GB is 43.9%. 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 46.8MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 205MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 501 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 483 516
304 Write 439 489
300 Mixed 434 478
101% 452 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.5 4K Read 28.2 35.9
33.1 4K Write 74.5 114
13.6 4K Mixed 22.9 30.1
112% 41.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.1 DQ Read 205 369
58.3 DQ Write 210 321
13.6 DQ Mixed 46.8 65.4
79.4% 154 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
653GB free
Firmware: X212 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 523
Write 470
Mixed 465
108% 486 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 31.6
159% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 63.1
121% 245 MB/s
277GB free
Firmware: X212T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 498
Write 475
Mixed 476
108% 483 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 27
122% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 58.9
112% 223 MB/s
446GB free
Firmware: X212 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 491
Write 434
Mixed 454
103% 460 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 22.4
81% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 179
DQ Mixed 62.1
96% 186 MB/s
721GB free
Firmware: X211T0RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 431
Write 439
Mixed 434
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 24.8
97% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 59.8
74% 133 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,862,640 SSDs tested.


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Desktop 86%
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Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,542

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