Average Bench: 67.9% (364th of 863)

more Based on 6,299 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDHII960G, SanDis Ultra II 960GB, SanDisk SDSSDHII, SanDisk Ultra II 960GB, SanDis SDSSDHII960G, SanDisk Ultra II

Above average average bench

The SanDisk Ultra II 960GB averaged 32.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.6MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 466MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 960GB is 35.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Ultra II 960GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 29.6MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6,299 samples)
Min Avg Max
343 Read 466 502
177 Write 265 341
144 Mixed 250 328
72% 327 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 26.6 36.3
24.9 4K Write 51.4 83.4
7.71 4K Mixed 14.8 20.9
86.5% 30.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 DQ Read 213 371
35.7 DQ Write 141 204
7.9 DQ Mixed 29.6 44.7
61.8% 128 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
276GB free
Firmware: X41310RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 507
Write 335
Mixed 333
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 39.4
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 22.6
135% 50 MB/s
DQ Read 39.1
DQ Write 95
DQ Mixed 14.5
26% 49.5 MB/s
706GB free
Firmware: X35510RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 493
Write 209
Mixed 125
60% 276 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 86.6
4K Mixed 18.1
118% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 12.4
70% 164 MB/s
445GB free
Firmware: X35510RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 490
Write 289
Mixed 226
74% 335 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 33.7
4K Mixed 11
63% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 58.7
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 8.76
33% 69.5 MB/s
416GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 479
Write 182
Mixed 172
60% 278 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 15.5
4K Mixed 13.3
52% 15.4 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 28.9
DQ Mixed 28.2
39% 76 MB/s
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Desktop 81%
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Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $139

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,298

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