Average Bench: 81.3% (176th of 859)

Based on 329 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXP480G

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme II 480GB averaged just 18.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Extreme II 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.4MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 72.8MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme II 480GB is 45.4%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme II 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 44.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 194MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 329 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 445 487
226 Write 390 473
263 Mixed 382 450
90.5% 406 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.3 4K Read 26.4 35.1
30.6 4K Write 72.8 120
10.3 4K Mixed 20.5 28.3
105% 39.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.8 DQ Read 194 356
56.6 DQ Write 198 291
10.4 DQ Mixed 44.4 67.4
75% 145 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
447GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 480
Write 477
Mixed 452
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 28.7
148% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 67.9
120% 237 MB/s
187GB free
Firmware: R1311
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Read 460
Write 445
Mixed 438
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 27.9
127% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 64.6
114% 226 MB/s
350GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 456
Write 401
Mixed 413
94% 423 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 25.7
126% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 67.8
118% 233 MB/s
357GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 469
Write 442
Mixed 445
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 26
110% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 66.8
110% 213 MB/s
351GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 476
Write 443
Mixed 457
102% 459 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 76.2
4K Mixed 20.9
108% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 60.7
96% 184 MB/s
23GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 466
Write 301
Mixed 316
80% 361 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 24.5
140% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 36.6
83% 171 MB/s
178GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 459
Write 421
Mixed 410
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 63.8
4K Mixed 13.4
92% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 28.4
DQ Write 66.2
DQ Mixed 12.9
20% 35.8 MB/s
254GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 376
Write 350
Mixed 297
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 64.2
4K Mixed 14.5
88% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 29.8
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 13.3
26% 50.6 MB/s
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Typical Extreme II 480GB Builds (Compare 3,055 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PRO - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,268

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