Average Bench: 67.3% (376th of 853)

more Based on 4,628 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 32.6% 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.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.9MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 464MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 960GB is 32.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the SanDisk Ultra II 960GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 28.2MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.6MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,628 samples)
Min Avg Max
338 Read 464 500
170 Write 265 341
152 Mixed 252 324
72% 327 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.1 4K Read 26.9 35.4
23.1 4K Write 50 82.9
7.73 4K Mixed 14.6 20
85.9% 30.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.8 DQ Read 205 370
32.7 DQ Write 136 203
7.24 DQ Mixed 28.2 43.9
59.4% 123 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
894GB free
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 490
Write 341
Mixed 336
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 56.9
4K Mixed 20.1
105% 36.5 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 39.2
78% 158 MB/s
801GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 490
Write 239
Mixed 276
74% 335 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 53.7
4K Mixed 19.1
96% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 39
69% 139 MB/s
66GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 495
Write 341
Mixed 295
83% 377 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 34.1
4K Mixed 17.7
81% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 175
DQ Write 31.6
DQ Mixed 26.9
39% 77.8 MB/s
755GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 483
Write 223
Mixed 220
68% 309 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 34.5
4K Mixed 15.2
74% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 28.7
85% 187 MB/s
66GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 484
Write 270
Mixed 204
70% 319 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 35.3
4K Mixed 16.8
79% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 32.8
DQ Mixed 32.8
43% 81.3 MB/s
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Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $172

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,353

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