Average Bench: 94.9% (242nd of 1030)

Based on 6,168 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXPS480G, SanDisk SDSSDXPS

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB averaged just 5.0% 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 147MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 29.2MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB is 48.1%. 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 266MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 388MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 6,168 samples)
Min Avg Max
353 Read 462 508
321 Write 421 481
202 Mixed 266 320
186 SusWrite 388 478
86.2% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
20.3 4K Read 29.2 35.8
39.2 4K Write 76.6 112
22.3 4K Mixed 34.2 42.7
129% 46.7 MB/s
Min Avg Max
160 DQ Read 324 378
102 DQ Write 276 339
73 DQ Mixed 147 165
152% 249 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
142GB free
Firmware: X21100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 431 439 469 470 470 MB/s
Read 470
Write 432
Mixed 264
SusWrite 437
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 41.7
151% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 162
175% 292 MB/s
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 381 439 434 434 432 MB/s
Read 450
Write 427
Mixed 269
SusWrite 410
88% 389 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 36.3
142% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 159
170% 282 MB/s
224GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 317 332 352 388 375 MB/s
Read 420
Write 384
Mixed 247
SusWrite 339
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 19.2
4K Write 37
4K Mixed 21.4
76% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 145
128% 194 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,398,214 SSDs tested.


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Typical Extreme Pro 480GB Builds (Compare 1,365 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 47%
Desktop 88%
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Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) - $152

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $1,147

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

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