Average Bench: 93.2% (293rd of 1071)

Based on 9,250 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXPS480G, SanDisk SDSSDXPS

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB averaged just 6.7% 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.


Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 148MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 28.9MB/s

Below average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB is 51.8%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 267MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 381MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 9,250 samples)
Min Avg Max
344 Read 461 509
289 Write 415 480
196 Mixed 267 313
183 SusWrite 381 479
85.5% 381 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 4K Read 28.9 35.5
32.3 4K Write 73.7 114
20.2 4K Mixed 33.6 42.8
126% 45.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
184 DQ Read 321 376
99.1 DQ Write 262 341
81.3 DQ Mixed 148 164
150% 244 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 290 239 230 238 262 216 MB/s
Read 502
Write 412
Mixed 252
SusWrite 246
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 40.6
154% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 154
159% 261 MB/s
293GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 423 403 405 402 414 MB/s
Read 476
Write 386
Mixed 187
SusWrite 409
82% 364 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 31.2
108% 37.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 159
173% 289 MB/s
284GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 404 411 420 402 416 MB/s
Read 458
Write 401
Mixed 215
SusWrite 409
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 28.1
4K Write 40
4K Mixed 27.8
99% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 158
160% 260 MB/s
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Typical Extreme Pro 480GB Builds (Compare 326 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 51%
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 7829DB2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $515

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

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