Average Bench: 68.4% (346th of 859)

more Based on 5,978 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 31.5% 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 27.5MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 471MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 960GB is 34.9%. 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 29MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.9MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,978 samples)
Min Avg Max
363 Read 471 501
165 Write 262 342
155 Mixed 252 324
72.2% 328 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 27.5 36.8
22.2 4K Write 52.9 84.7
8.02 4K Mixed 14.9 20.8
88.7% 31.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
25.2 DQ Read 212 364
29 DQ Write 139 203
7.46 DQ Mixed 29 44.4
61.1% 127 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
888GB free
Firmware: X41320RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 500
Write 350
Mixed 336
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 44.9
4K Mixed 10.8
83% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 29
DQ Write 42.4
DQ Mixed 10.7
15% 27.4 MB/s
814GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 466
Write 248
Mixed 236
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 9.86
84% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 9.55
58% 133 MB/s
560GB free
Firmware: X41320RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 310
Write 258
Mixed 223
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 50.2
4K Mixed 14.5
93% 32.1 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 43.1
73% 145 MB/s
726GB free
Firmware: X41320RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 502
Write 238
Mixed 262
73% 334 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 40.5
4K Mixed 10.9
73% 25.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.3
DQ Write 39.9
DQ Mixed 9.59
14% 25.6 MB/s
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Gaming 106%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,398

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