Average Bench: 68.7% - 334th / 836

more Based on 2,374 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 31.2% 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 27.2MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 465MB/s
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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.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 29.5MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.8MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,374 samples)
Min Avg Max
330 Read 465 500
177 Write 265 343
150 Mixed 250 325
71.9% 326 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 27.2 37.7
23.4 4K Write 53.5 84.1
7.92 4K Mixed 14.8 20.5
88.4% 31.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.9 DQ Read 222 371
34.4 DQ Write 148 203
7.83 DQ Mixed 29.5 44.4
64% 133 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
198GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 497
Write 339
Mixed 319
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 37
4K Mixed 18.1
84% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 328
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 38
88% 187 MB/s
197GB free
Firmware: X35510RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 195
Mixed 195
64% 294 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 8.64
86% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 7.8
64% 155 MB/s

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,122,423 SSDs tested.

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Typical Ultra II 960GB Builds (Compare 6,862 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 81%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $1,125

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