Average Bench: 69% (334th of 850)

more Based on 3,915 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 30.9% 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 28MB/s
Avg. Sequential Read Speed 468MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 960GB is 35%. 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 28.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.8MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 3,915 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 468 501
180 Write 268 342
140 Mixed 249 325
72.3% 328 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.3 4K Read 28 37.4
24.5 4K Write 54.8 85.5
7.39 4K Mixed 14.8 20.7
90.4% 32.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
24.3 DQ Read 207 370
32 DQ Write 140 203
7.98 DQ Mixed 28.7 43.9
60.4% 125 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
894GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 494
Write 323
Mixed 333
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 44.3
4K Mixed 18.4
91% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 32.7
91% 198 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: X35510RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 495
Write 251
Mixed 263
74% 336 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 64.6
4K Mixed 16.7
105% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 35.3
72% 150 MB/s
36GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 493
Write 182
Mixed 101
56% 259 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 8.68
70% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 35.4
78% 165 MB/s
728GB free
Firmware: X35510RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 494
Write 161
Mixed 193
62% 283 MB/s
4K Read 24.3
4K Write 32.9
4K Mixed 11.7
69% 23 MB/s
DQ Read 146
DQ Write 27
DQ Mixed 20.2
32% 64.5 MB/s
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Desktop 81%
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Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $207

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,387

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