Average Bench: 95.1% (208th of 1000)

Based on 4,130 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXPS480G, SanDisk SDSSDXPS

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB averaged just 4.8% 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 150MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 289MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB is 46.2%. 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 389MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,130 samples)
Min Avg Max
352 Read 460 507
306 Write 419 479
197 Mixed 266 307
190 SusWrite 389 478
86.1% 384 MB/s
Min Avg Max
19.4 4K Read 28.7 35.6
38.7 4K Write 76.9 111
22.1 4K Mixed 33.8 42.3
128% 46.5 MB/s
Min Avg Max
178 DQ Read 335 378
155 DQ Write 289 342
79 DQ Mixed 150 164
157% 258 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
446GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 471 472 477 477 475 MB/s
Read 499
Write 479
Mixed 291
SusWrite 474
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 38.3
140% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 155
171% 287 MB/s
446GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 468 470 469 474 470 MB/s
Read 494
Write 471
Mixed 293
SusWrite 470
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 79.6
4K Mixed 38.4
140% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 164
175% 290 MB/s
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 00RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 348 294 388 403 379 370 MB/s
Read 488
Write 437
Mixed 278
SusWrite 364
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 38.3
151% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 164
175% 290 MB/s
400GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X212
SusWrite @10s intervals: 483 475 441 476 474 476 MB/s
Read 500
Write 459
Mixed 302
SusWrite 471
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 33.6
121% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 162
172% 285 MB/s
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 14,373,882 SSDs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $220 @ launch in Jun '14
AmazonUS $1994 mins
EbayUS $21015 mins
BHPhotoUS $2198 months
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Typical Extreme Pro 480GB Builds (Compare 562 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: Lenovo 7829DB2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $492

Popular Extreme Pro 480GB systems:

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 Comments

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

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