Average Bench: 82.1% (221st of 929)

Based on 525 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SDSSDXP480G

Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme II 480GB averaged just 17.8% 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.


Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 26.9MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 75.6MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme II 480GB is 44.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme II 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 45MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed 201MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 525 samples)
Min Avg Max
332 Read 450 485
229 Write 386 473
250 Mixed 380 451
90.4% 406 MB/s
Min Avg Max
17.2 4K Read 26.9 35
35.1 4K Write 75.6 120
11 4K Mixed 20.6 28.2
107% 41 MB/s
Min Avg Max
23.2 DQ Read 201 354
56.5 DQ Write 199 291
10.6 DQ Mixed 45 67.3
76.4% 148 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
379GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 482
Write 442
Mixed 370
96% 432 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 16.7
108% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 31
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 16.8
44% 87.5 MB/s
386GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 475
Write 406
Mixed 441
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 16.2
107% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 30.5
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 16.5
45% 90.1 MB/s
390GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Read 461
Write 394
Mixed 415
94% 423 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 23.5
110% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 99.1
DQ Mixed 54.1
55% 89.1 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,168,882 SSDs tested.


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Typical Extreme II 480GB Builds (Compare 3,834 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 73%
Workstation 56%

Motherboard: Asus Z87-PRO - $158

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,368

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Controller: Marvell 88SS9187-BLD2. Flash Memory: SanDisk 19nm eX2 ABL MLC.

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