Average Bench: 94.6% (267th of 1058)

Based on 9,194 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXPS480G, SanDisk SDSSDXPS

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB averaged just 5.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 149MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.9MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB is 46.1%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 266MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 392MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,194 samples)
Min Avg Max
345 Read 466 509
298 Write 420 482
197 Mixed 266 308
192 SusWrite 392 479
86.6% 386 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18.9 4K Read 28.9 35.4
35.1 4K Write 75 114
21.4 4K Mixed 33.7 42.5
127% 45.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
188 DQ Read 324 377
96.2 DQ Write 271 339
80.4 DQ Mixed 149 165
152% 248 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
162GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 415 414 402 413 407 MB/s
Read 473
Write 414
Mixed 276
SusWrite 408
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 38.3
137% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 161
169% 279 MB/s
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 417 394 416 388 436 445 MB/s
Read 472
Write 439
Mixed 271
SusWrite 416
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 63
4K Mixed 33
120% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 158
158% 257 MB/s
348GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 438 449 427 440 445 MB/s
Read 467
Write 384
Mixed 245
SusWrite 432
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 30.4
114% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 156
155% 249 MB/s
103GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 428 430 430 430 430 MB/s
Read 482
Write 427
Mixed 285
SusWrite 430
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 23.9
4K Write 40.8
4K Mixed 27
92% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 136
116% 170 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 47,076,397 SSDs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $220 @ launch in Jun '14
BHPhotoUS $2193 years
AmazonUS $25515 months
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Typical Extreme Pro 480GB Builds (Compare 2,718 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

System: Alienware Aurora-R4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $969

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

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