Average Bench: 89.4% (277th of 1011)

Based on 1,678 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXP240G, SanDisk SDSSDXP2

The Sandisk Extreme II uses the 88SS9187-BLD2 controller, Marvel's latest, and Sandisk's own 19MM MLC Memory. On paper this makes an extremely good combination and the benchmarks agree. The Extreme II scored an impressive 1143 in the server orientated AS SSD Benchmark putting it amongst the more capable server drives. In terms of real world consumer performance the Extreme II also fared well achieving a real world speed index score of 570.5 MB/s, amongst the top three scores we have seen to date. The Extreme II has everything going for it apart from its price which is currently significantly above average and hurting its value rating. Because the Extreme is the newest SSD we have in our group test we expect prices will drop with time. Until then, however, there is better value to be had elsewhere. [Jun '13 SSDrivePro]

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Very good average bench

The SanDisk Extreme II 240GB averaged just 10.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Extreme II 240GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 131MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 81.2MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme II 240GB is 51.3%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme II 240GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 227MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 329MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,678 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 458 508
266 Write 391 470
156 Mixed 227 287
129 SusWrite 329 470
78.7% 351 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.6 4K Read 28.1 35
39.9 4K Write 81.2 123
21.1 4K Mixed 32.2 40.1
127% 47.2 MB/s
Min Avg Max
31.1 DQ Read 296 364
89 DQ Write 255 306
34.8 DQ Mixed 131 154
138% 228 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
89GB free
Firmware: R1311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 471 472 466 472 475 MB/s
Read 499
Write 470
Mixed 267
SusWrite 471
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 36.2
139% 50.7 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 148
160% 268 MB/s
223GB free
Firmware: R1311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 459 456 457 459 460 MB/s
Read 481
Write 453
Mixed 263
SusWrite 439
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 98.1
4K Mixed 36.2
145% 55.1 MB/s
DQ Read 334
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 152
159% 261 MB/s
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 294 291 296 292 286 MB/s
Read 492
Write 391
Mixed 202
SusWrite 298
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 36.6
146% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 343
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 144
152% 252 MB/s
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 387 383 387 390 385 MB/s
Read 455
Write 398
Mixed 243
SusWrite 384
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 40.6
4K Mixed 25.3
83% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 122
102% 147 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,588,596 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $210 @ launch in May '13
AmazonUS $1105 months
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Typical Extreme II 240GB Builds (Compare 43,196 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Disqualified System: bin bin

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $551

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 Comments

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

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2 years ago.

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I have had 4 separate units of this model fail 5 times in 3 months. There is no use for this type of unreliable SSD. Lost data, time and money.


Very good

6 years ago.

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