Average Bench: 93.3% (278th of 1058)

Based on 8,585 user benchmarks.  Models: SanDisk SDSSDXPS480G, SanDisk SDSSDXPS

Excellent average bench

The SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB averaged just 6.6% 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 28.4MB/s

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB is 47.2%. 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 264MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 391MB/s

Average Bench

(Based on 8,585 samples)
Min Avg Max
333 Read 460 509
291 Write 415 482
188 Mixed 264 306
185 SusWrite 391 479
85.9% 383 MB/s
Min Avg Max
18 4K Read 28.4 34.9
32.2 4K Write 72.9 108
19.3 4K Mixed 33.2 42.2
124% 44.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
176 DQ Read 318 378
94.8 DQ Write 267 339
74.8 DQ Mixed 147 165
150% 244 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
241GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 466 470 476 472 472 466 MB/s
Read 472
Write 464
Mixed 258
SusWrite 470
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 39.9
156% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 157
169% 282 MB/s
136GB free
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 380 385 379 386 386 MB/s
Read 328
Write 349
Mixed 235
SusWrite 370
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 29
107% 40.7 MB/s
DQ Read 261
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 147
137% 213 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,171,174 SSDs tested.


MSRP ≈ $220 @ launch in Jun '14
BHPhotoUS $2192 years
AmazonUS $25512 months
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Typical Extreme Pro 480GB Builds (Compare 442 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop 53%
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

System: Lenovo 7829DB2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $534

Popular Extreme Pro 480GB systems:

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

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