Average Bench: 81% (181st of 853)

Based on 302 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXP480G

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme II 480GB averaged just 18.9% 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 26.3MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 72.5MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme II 480GB is 45%. 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 44MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 191MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 302 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 444 486
222 Write 390 473
262 Mixed 381 450
90.2% 405 MB/s
Min Avg Max
16.2 4K Read 26.3 35.2
30.7 4K Write 72.5 120
10.2 4K Mixed 20.4 28.3
104% 39.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.6 DQ Read 191 357
56.6 DQ Write 197 291
10.2 DQ Mixed 44 67.3
74.4% 144 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
164GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 474
Write 363
Mixed 402
92% 413 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 25.4
150% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 19.7
91% 207 MB/s
63GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 492
Write 327
Mixed 341
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 24.7
148% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 65.3
117% 233 MB/s
384GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 450
Write 431
Mixed 403
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 22.9
106% 39.8 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 64.2
106% 205 MB/s
88GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 475
Write 264
Mixed 324
78% 355 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 26.2
133% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 66.6
103% 198 MB/s
50GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 480
Write 266
Mixed 328
79% 358 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 89.1
4K Mixed 20.4
116% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 309
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 60.9
107% 211 MB/s
53GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Read 425
Write 312
Mixed 346
80% 361 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 57.9
4K Mixed 14.8
92% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 28.8
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 14.5
32% 61.2 MB/s
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Desktop 69%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Asus Z87-PRO - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $1,229

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