Average Bench: 67.7% (445th of 929)

more Based on 10,407 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 32.3% 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 470MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Ultra II 960GB is 32.2%. 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 28.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed 14.7MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,407 samples)
Min Avg Max
354 Read 470 501
171 Write 266 343
144 Mixed 253 329
72.5% 330 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.8 4K Read 26.9 34.9
24.3 4K Write 50.4 76.9
7.62 4K Mixed 14.7 20.4
86.4% 30.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
22.1 DQ Read 198 360
38.1 DQ Write 137 201
7.26 DQ Mixed 28.7 44.3
59% 121 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
790GB free
Firmware: X35510RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 274
Mixed 305
79% 357 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 17.6
92% 31.5 MB/s
DQ Read 246
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 39.7
72% 145 MB/s
108GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 394
Write 191
Mixed 194
57% 260 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 26.5
4K Mixed 6.86
53% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 19.2
DQ Write 27
DQ Mixed 18.8
15% 21.7 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,222,605 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $209 @ launch in Sep '14
EbayUS $22521 mins
AmazonUS $25932 mins
BHPhotoUS $2612 days
NeweggUS $3033 months
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Typical Ultra II 960GB Builds (Compare 12,549 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 104%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII HERO - $85

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,321

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 Comments

Controller: Marvell 88SS9187. Memory: SanDisk 19nm TLC.

Everything you do on your computer - faster...

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2 month ago.

Died in less than a year. Return process took over a month and they want you to waste your time trying to troubleshoot even though it is completely dead. I think the whole process took abut 10-12 weeks and I lost everything as I thought the drive would last me at least 2 years.


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